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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed M Dyalvane 2015 Cama Gu
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)

Drawing equally upon his Xhosa heritage and his contemporary urban milieu, Andile Dyalvane crafts earthy and elegant ceramic works. As he describes: “My current inspirations are drawn from my immediate environment, inner city urban life, and its relation to where I come from.” Together with fellow ceramicist Zizipho Poswa, Dyalvane runs a shop/studio, Imiso Ceramics. Melding images and experiences gleaned from his rural upbringing and his urban adulthood, he produces vessels, platters, and home furnishings covered with abstract designs and human figures. Every color and mark on his skillfully crafted pieces has meaning. His “Scarified” collection, for example, is inspired by the traditional Xhosa practice of scarification (ukuqatshulwa). Treating clay like skin, Dyalvane incises the surfaces of the vessels in this collection with lines and patterned marks, evoking and celebrating the beauty of the patterned bodies of his youth.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2021
POP UPFriedman Benda
Andile Dyalvane: iThongoFriedman Benda
2016
Andile Dyalvane: CamaguFriedman Benda
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Soze Nyanga (Mud Table/Stool), 2015

Black clay
19 × 30 × 23 1/4 in
48.3 × 76.2 × 59.1 cm
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US$20,000–US$30,000, on hold
Location
New York
Certificate
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed M Dyalvane 2015 Cama Gu
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)

Drawing equally upon his Xhosa heritage and his contemporary urban milieu, Andile Dyalvane crafts earthy and elegant ceramic works. As he describes: “My current inspirations are drawn from my immediate environment, inner city urban life, and its relation to where I come from.” Together with fellow ceramicist Zizipho Poswa, Dyalvane runs a shop/studio, Imiso Ceramics. Melding images and experiences gleaned from his rural upbringing and his urban adulthood, he produces vessels, platters, and home furnishings covered with abstract designs and human figures. Every color and mark on his skillfully crafted pieces has meaning. His “Scarified” collection, for example, is inspired by the traditional Xhosa practice of scarification (ukuqatshulwa). Treating clay like skin, Dyalvane incises the surfaces of the vessels in this collection with lines and patterned marks, evoking and celebrating the beauty of the patterned bodies of his youth.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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