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Congrats flood in for local artist Esther Mahlangu on her BMW masterpiece

2016-09-07 11:57
Esther Mahlangu, Screengrab, YouTube
Esther Mahlangu, Screengrab, YouTube

Cape Town – Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu has signed a BMW luxury automobile and made it into a work of art that you can bid on here.

The profits of the sale will go to the charitable art project ‘The Art Room’.

The vehicle will be on display at Frieze Art Fair in London from Thursday, 6 until Sunday, 9 October 2016.

This iconic collaboration comes 25 years after Mahlangu created a BMW Art Car which was the first to be signed by a woman.

See Esther Mahlangu's BMW Story here:


Celebs, the ANC Women’s League and the Minister of Arts and Culture have all congratulated Mahlangu, here are those messages of congrats:

Somizi:


Bokang:


ANCWL:


Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa:


-The Juice