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Tuesday, October 20, 2015


(“Dancing Together” - woodcut by Ezequiel Mabote)

Elizabeth Gordon Gallery has recently acquired some new woodcuts from artist Ezequeil Mabote.

Born and educated in Mozambique, Mabote has lived and worked in Durban for many years. He has made woodcut art his speciality and is considered today one of KZN’s foremost woodcut artists.

He produces images that reflect his childhood memories – people at work, leisure and prayer. He illustrates traditional folk tales and family stories told to him by his grandparents.

His work is collected throughout South Africa, UK and the United States. He has recently completed some wall murals for a chain in Johannesburg, and subsequently a commission for the same chain, in Dubai.

The Elizabeth Gordon Gallery is situated at 120 Florida Road. For further information phone 031 303 8133, fax 031 303 8136, email: or visit

(If you happen to be flying out of King Shaka airport, you will find Ezequiel Mabote at his stand in the arrival area, opposite the Mango check-in desks)