Sandisiwe Mbhele
Lifestyle Journalist
1 minute read
7 May 2020
3:31 pm

Artwork for a cause by Makamo and MaXhosa sells for R670K

Sandisiwe Mbhele

The artwork was created in 2018 and beautifully showcases the distinctive style of both artists.

Artist Nelson Makamo and fashion designer Laduma Ngxokolo behind their collaboration. Photo: @MaXhosaAfrica

Popular and world-renowned fashion designer Laduma Ngxokolo, founder of MaXhosa, collaborated with artist Nelson Makamo to sell their tapestry art piece in raising funds for the support and relief programme Save-A-Business.

The online auction saw the artwork being sold for R670,000.

Save-A-Business offers relief to small businesses affected by Covid-19, with donations distributed weekly to 10 businesses chosen by the public.

The artwork was created in 2018 and beautifully showcases the distinctive style of both artists.

Twitter users congratulated the artists for their great work in supporting a good cause.

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