Description of Item:
Power suit (2020)
78cm X 60cm
Oil on board
Mookho Ntho is an upcoming visual artist.
Though her foundation into the art world at a young age was in fashion illustration, as she grew up, she was exposed to more explorations of self-expression, mediums, and art movements. Her early works focused on social activism shedding light on issues such as poaching, famine, and self-esteem. Currently her works portray the perfect union of her love for both fashion and art. She uses fashion to blur gender identities of the subjects in her painting.
Beginning her journey as an artistically-inclined child, in Maseru, Lesotho, her creative expression was influenced by desire to be visible in the art word. Growing up she did not feel represented enough as a black person in art, to remedy that she uses art to make sure that black people are visible. She produces African contemporary art using oil paints with focus on portraits and close-ups. Her work is inspired by nature, emotions and feelings she experiences around her. Her art allows her to relive moments, create moments she has not experienced, and to express herself when she doesn’t have the words to.
“Create with intent”
Mookha was recently listed by the Daily Maverick as an artist to follow (August 2020).
Other links: (FB; Insta, TWetc) https://www.instagram.com/okhi__/?hl=en
Contact Person: Mookho Ntho
Value: R4 250.00
Reserve: R1 500.00