Wonder Buhle Mbambo - New Now New York Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | Phillips
  • "In my village at nights it was very dark, which introduced me to silhouettes—of the mountains, of people moving by—and the full moon allowed me to enjoy the stars...The figures are so dark and the pigments so black as a way to reflect the nighttime silhouettes of my youth." —Wonder Buhle Mbambo

    • Provenance

      Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


Umnqobi II

signed, titled and dated "Wonder Buhle "Umnqobi" 2020" on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
19 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (50.2 x 50.2 cm)
Painted in 2020.

Full Cataloguing

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $23,940

Contact Specialist

Patrizia Koenig
Associate Specialist, Head of New Now Sale
20th Century & Contemporary Art pkoenig@phillips.com

New Now

New York Auction 3 March 2021