Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, is currently presenting Song for Sekoto 1913 – 2013, an exhibition celebrating the centenary of Gerard Sekoto. See a slideshow of works from the show here Short Biogr…

Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, is currently presenting Song for Sekoto 1913 – 2013, an exhibition celebrating the centenary of Gerard Sekoto. See a slideshow of works from the show here Short Biogr…

Family with candle, ca 1942,  Gerard Sekoto. South African (1913 - 1993)

Family with candle, ca 1942, Gerard Sekoto. South African (1913 - 1993)

1913: South African artist Gerard Sekoto is born in Botshabelo. Sekoto is best known for his social realist style paintings of urban South Africa.

1913: South African artist Gerard Sekoto is born in Botshabelo. Sekoto is best known for his social realist style paintings of urban South Africa.

Gerard Sekoto (1913~1993, Botshabelo, Mpumalanga, S.Africa) was an artist and musician; recognized as the pioneer of urban black art and social realism.

Gerard Sekoto (1913~1993, Botshabelo, Mpumalanga, S.Africa) was an artist and musician; recognized as the pioneer of urban black art and social realism.

The Gerard Sekoto Foundation | The Artist | Gerard Sekoto's Life

The Gerard Sekoto Foundation | The Artist | Gerard Sekoto's Life

Gerard Sekoto - Study of Homage to Steve Biko, 1978, oil on canvas, Iziko South African National Gallery

Gerard Sekoto - Study of Homage to Steve Biko, 1978, oil on canvas, Iziko South African National Gallery

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