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Nandipha Mntambo

8 September - 27 November 2015



Perryer, Sophie (ed). Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2011: Nandipha Mntambo. Cape Town: Michael Stevenson.



Vundla, Mfundi. A compendium of desires. In Nandipha Mntambo: The Encounter (catalogue 41). Cape Town: Michael Stevenson



Malcomess, Bettina. The fragile persistence of memory. In Nandipha Mntambo (catalogue 29). Cape Town: Michael Stevenson



Selected Catalogues


Metsola, Satu, Pirkko Slitari and Jari-Pekka Vanhala, eds. ARS 11. Helsinki: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art



Ganzenberg, Christian, ed. Ampersand . Berlin: Daimler Contemporary

May, Jackie. The horns of a dilemma. The Times, 26 March, 2

Pusa, Erja et al. Peekaboo – Current South Africa (exhibition catalogue). Helsinki: Helsinki Art Museum



Wendt, Selene et al. Beauty and Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art (exhibition catalogue). Oslo: The Stenersen Museum



Bosland, Joost. Nandipha Mntambo. In Disguise: The Art of Attracting and Deflecting Attention (catalogue 35). Cape Town: Michael Stevenson

Mntambo, Nandipha . Nandipha Mntambo in conversation with her mother, Sphiwe Mntambo. In Summer 2008/9: Projects (catalogue 39). Cape Town: Michael Stevenson

Thompson, Barbara, ed. Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body. Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Perryer, Sophie. ‘Nandipha Mntambo’. In Afterlife (catalogue 26). Cape Town: Michael Stevenson



Dyangani Ose, Elvira et al. Olvida Quien Soy – Erase Me from Who I Am (exhibition catalogue). Las Palmas: Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno



Perryer, Sophie, ed. In the Making: Materials and Process (catalogue 16). Cape Town: Michael Stevenson


Selected articles and reviews


Van Rooyen, Melissa, 25 August. Creative Women: Nandipha Mntambo. Available: December 2014.


Jason, Stefanie, 4 June. Art Collecting with ‘Cowhide Chick’ Nandipha Mntambo. Available: December 2014.



Eler, Alicia. ‘Performance Art, Present and Future’, Hyperallergic. Available: December 2014.


Smith, Tymon. Nandipha Mntambo: A Striking Exploration of the Body’s Ambiguity, South Africa: Sunday Times.



Maradzika, Natasha. Nandipha Mntambo- Hide and Seek. [Online]. Available:  March 2013



Sassen, Robyn. An artist on the up and up. Sunday Times, 17 April, 9


Van der Walt, Carina. Nandipha Mntambo: Cowgirl. ZAM (January): 44-51


City Press. Stages, saints and sinners: Faena shows Mntambo’s mastery of cowhide. [Online]. Available: March 2013


Design Indaba. Creation in Cowhide. [Online]. Available:

March 2013



Buys, Anthea. I dreamt I saw a large herd of cattle. In Positions: Contemporary Artists in South Africa, edited by Peter Anders and Matthew Krouse, 106-117. Johannesburg: Jacana Media

Watermeyer, Natalie. In search of the Minotaur. ClassicFeel (December/January): 77-78

Enwezor, Okwui, and Chika Okeke-Agulu. Contemporary African Art since 1980. Bologna: Damiani



Julia Stoschek Collection, ed. Number Two: Fragile. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag

Malcomess, Bettina. Review: Nandipha Mntambo. Art South Africa 8, No 1 (Spring): 90

Sampson, Lin. Bull-Breaker. Sunday Times, 15 February, 8-9

Toffoli, Hilary Prendini. Encounters with cowhide. The Weekender, 2-3 May, 13

Williamson, Sue. South African Art Now. New York: HarperCollins



Buys, Anthea. An Artist’s Life: Nandipha Mntambo. Business Day Art (September): 11

McIntosh, Tavish. Artbio: Nandipha Mntambo. Artthrob 133 (September). http://

Gruben, Paula. Cowgirl. Live Out Loud (October): 67-70

O’Toole, Sean. The Big Picture. Sunday Times, 10 August, 15



McIntosh, Tavish. Nandipha Mntambo at Michael Stevenson Gallery. Artthrob 121 (September). reviews/ms.html

Subiros, Pep. To Look and Not To Look, To See and Not To See In Apartheid: The South African Mirror, 109. Barcelona: Centre de Cultura Contemporania

Zaayman, Carine. Meschac Gaba and Nandipha Mntambo. Art South Africa 6, No 1 (Summer): 83

Ngcobo, Gabi. What Do We See When We Look At Us? Art South Africa 4, No 3 (Autumn): 49-53



Ngcobo, Gabi. What Do We See When We Look At Us? Art South Africa 4, No 3 (Autumn): 49-53



Gurney, Kim. Hirsute Divas. Art South Africa 3, No 3 (Autumn): 51

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