Billie Zangewa

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Billie Zangewa is a visual artist that has exhibited her silk tapestries all over the world and continues to do so. She lives and works in Johannesburg. Read more about her work on Embellished talk Guerrilla Girls, South African Artists, Fabric Pictures, Textiles, Thread Art, Textile Artists, Pretty Art, Fabric Art, Art Inspo

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 The Dreamer, silk tapestry; x 50 in. Courtesy of the Artist and Afronova Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa. Textile Sculpture, Textile Art, Guerrilla Girls, Thread Art, Feminist Art, Black Artists, Museum Of Fine Arts, African Art, Female Art

Instagram post by ART X Lagos • Oct 31, 2016 at 4:55pm UTC

125 Likes, 2 Comments - ART X Lagos (@artxlagos) on Instagram: “#ArtXTakeover . The Dreamer by Billie Zangewa (RSA/ MW, 2016) . South African-Malawian artist…”

To launch our annual Creative Women series celebrating Women’s Month, we visited artist Billie Zangewa’s home studio to see first-hand the process behind her intricate silk tapestries. African Style, African Fashion, Faith Ringgold, Sheila Hicks, Tracey Emin, Textile Sculpture, African Artists, Textiles, Feminist Art

Creative Women: Billie Zangewa

To launch our annual Creative Women series celebrating Women’s Month, we visited artist Billie Zangewa’s home studio to see first-hand the process behind her intricate silk tapestries.

Billie Zangewa, 'Angel', Silk Tapestry, 138 x 128 cm, Courtesy of… Textile Sculpture, Textile Fiber Art, Guerrilla Girls, Vitra Design Museum, Contemporary African Art, Feminist Art, Art Fair, Black Art, Art Inspo

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Billie Zangewa, 'Angel', 2016, Silk Tapestry, 138 x 128 cm, Courtesy of AFRONOVA…

Billie Zangewa - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy Cultural Dance, Contemporary African Art, Black Comics, Kente Cloth, Book Festival, African Artists, Textiles, African Diaspora, African Culture

Instagram post by @artseeks_communications • Feb 1, 2016 at 3:46pm UTC

114 Likes, 4 Comments - @artseeks_communications on Instagram: “Artist: Billie Zangewa || As an artist, she began experimenting with fabrics, particularly silk,…”

Billie Zangewa 'Exquisite Fantasy' 2014 Amazonian Warrior, Mexican Revolution, African Artists, Urban Setting, Mixed Media Collage, Figurative Art, Textile Art, Female Bodies, Art Reference

Body Politics - AFRICANAH.ORG

“(…)this exhibition shows six strong female African artists who, by using the body in different ways, express powerful messages. Their messages cover personal victories and visions on femininity, knowing one’s identity through one’s history, reflections on stereotypical thinking, healing the wounds of history by subverting one’s own body and reflections on the pain and alienation …

"Mother and Child" (detail), by Billie Zangewa History Books, Art History, Guerrilla Girls, Mother And Child, Black Is Beautiful, African Art, Black Art, Textile Art, Art Drawings

Instagram post by Kevin D. Dumouchelle • Jan 30, 2016 at 9:19pm UTC

19 Likes, 1 Comments - Kevin D. Dumouchelle (@kddumouchelle) on Instagram: “"Mother and Child" (detail), by Billie Zangewa”

Africultures - Portrait - Billie Zangewa Textile Sculpture, Textile Art, Guerrilla Girls, Faith Ringgold, Sheila Hicks, Tracey Emin, Feminist Art, Serendipity, African Art

Billie Zangewa | Africultures

En 1997, année où je rencontre Billie Zangewa pour la première fois à l’occasion de la Seconde Biennale de Johannesburg, elle travaille pour une grande marque de prêt-à-porter. Son attrait pour la mode, son attention au détail vestimentaire et son élégance laissent alors prédire une vocation la menant au-delà du vêtement fini. Quelques années plusLire la suite

billie zangewa, constant gardener, silk on silk, cm, 2014 African American Artist, American Artists, Textile Sculpture, Textile Art, Lorraine, Contemporary African Art, Textiles, Feminist Art, Black Artists

Visual artist working with raw silk – Billie Zangewa

Visual artist working with raw silk – Billie Zangewa

 Guess who has a new favorite artist! African Art, Fiber Art, Contemporary Art, Literature, Fabric, Artist, Instagram Posts, Literatura, Tejido

Instagram post by Eugenia Alexander • Nov 1, 2016 at 6:21pm UTC

24 Likes, 1 Comments - Eugenia Alexander (@eugeniaalexand) on Instagram: “Billie zangewa. Guess who has a new favorite artist!!! 😉🤗✨✨”

Inside The Making Of Billie Zangewa's FNB JoburgArtFair Artwork – House and Leisure African Art, Photograph, Floor, Artists, Studio, Fabric, Artwork, House, Painting

Inside The Making Of Billie Zangewa's FNB JoburgArtFair Artwork

A photograph of the work in progress, taken on the floor of Billie's studio at home in Johannesburg

"Billie Zangewa, Midnight Aura, 2012, silk, 39 3/8 x 37" in the recent permanent exhibition “Stedelijk Base” @stedelijkmuseum, Amsterdam highlighting approximately 700 works from the museum’s collection.   " . credit: @artforum . CB Art is your guide to visual arts. We bring together the most exclusive examples of original abstract art and contemporary painting. To discover what’s happening in art this week, visit our contemporary art gallery. [link in the bio] . . [Make sure to.. South African Art, Contemporary Paintings, Stedelijk, Floral Tops, Abstract Art, Art Gallery, Bring It On, Silk, Visual Arts

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At the London mega-fair, a special exhibition champions (and de-politicizes) feminist art, Hans-Ulrich Obrist is everywhere, and political art is conspicuously absent. Hans Ulrich Obrist, London Art Fair, Frieze London, Art Curriculum, African Artists, Political Art, Feminist Art, African Diaspora, African American Art

At Frieze London, Feminism Sells, Paul Chan Slumps, and Nothing Ever Changes

At the London mega-fair, a special exhibition champions (and de-politicizes) feminist art, Hans-Ulrich Obrist is everywhere, and political art is conspicuously absent.

Visual artist working with raw silk – Billie Zangewa Long Time Ago, Pillow Talk, African Art, Artist At Work, Textile Art, Collage, Tapestry, Silk, Drawings

Visual artist working with raw silk – Billie Zangewa

Visual artist working with raw silk – Billie Zangewa

Installation view of Billie Zangewa at Blank Projects's booth at Frieze London, Photo by Mark Blower. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze. Frieze London, Craft Station, Showroom Design, Space Saving Furniture, Shower Doors, Trade Show, Make Me Smile, Improve Yourself, Projects

10 Artists to Watch at Frieze London, 1:54, and Sunday

There’s a lot of ground to cover in London this week, between Frieze London, 1:54, and Sunday. Our editors combed all three fairs to bring you 10 artists you shouldn’t miss.

Billie Zangewa was among almost 100 African artists whose work was displayed at the Paris Art Fair. African Artists, Paris Art, African Diaspora, Paris Shows, African American Art, Textile Artists, Art Fair, Black Art, Contemporary Art

African textile art on show in Paris

Billie Zangewa was among almost 100 African artists whose work was displayed at the Paris Art Fair.