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Sam Nhlengethwa exhibition opening at WAM this week


Renowned South African artist, Sam Nhlengethwa is set to be put under scrutiny as Wits Art Museum opens Leeto: A Sam Nhlengethwa Print Retrospective on 11 June.

The exhibition, taking its name from Leeto – a seTswana/Sesotho word which refers to undertaking a journey, explores the ongoing artistic footsteps Nhlengethwa. The critique of his print work from 1978 – 2018, highlights his use of printmaking as a means for self-expression, collaborations and artistic and intellectual engagements. As well as his work functioning as a site for conversations with the broader public.