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Artist from SA Nelson Makamo scores himself a pic with Jay-Z

Source: MSN

South African visual artist Nelson Makamo was photographed with rapper JayZ this weekend. The couple attended the premiere of "The Harder They Fall." Makamo kicked off his first independent solo show "Blue" in the United States last weekend. 

Makamo has exhibited in particular in group and solo exhibitions in South Africa, France, Italy, America, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Germany and Scotland. 

The most notable of his group exhibitions was in conjunction with the David Krut Print Studio with guest artists such as David Koloane, Colbert Mashile, Deborah Bell, and William Kentridge. 

Traditionally, Makamo's work has been heavily influenced by the genuine innocence of children, with a particular focus on children in rural South Africa. 

She Artistically she has developed her work over the years through charcoal, acrylic, watercolor, monotype, screen printing and oil. 

Her personal website states that she refrains from "planning her works and prefers to be guided by the canvas and inspiration of the day." Mogul Georgio Armani, musician Annie Lennox, Telekom, Hanzehof Zutphense KunstCollectis her current exhibition is open to the public until 20 November.  Below are some of the tweets on social media. 

"The sky's not the limit! @Nelsonmakamo opened his first independent solo show in the US this past weekend and featured new BLUE work," said @PatOnBrands. "The exhibition is open to the public until November 20, 2021. This is a great patch from us!"

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