Godfrey Kututwa (Zimbabwean, born 1967)
Lovers, undated
Signed ‘G Kututwa’ (scratched under base)
Serpentine stone sculpture
26 x 10 x 25 cm

Ksh 70,000-120,000
(US$ 650-1,120)
Sold Ksh 70,440

Provenance: private collection

Godfrey Kututwa is from Nyanga, in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. He was trained in stone sculpting by the master sculptor Claud Nyanhongo, with whom he stayed for several years.

Since 1996 he has established himself as an accomplished and significant artist in his own right. Born hard of hearing, his pieces have a self-absorbed quality which is sensual and withdrawn. They are often intimate evocations of human feelings and animal companionship.

He is a founding member of Friends Forever – an artist’s collective which promotes Zimbabwean stone sculpture globally. His work is in internation