(1947 - 1995)
Moses Masaya was active/lived in Zimbabwe. Moses Masaya is known for sculpture.
Biography Moses Masaya
Moses was an acclaimed first-generation sculptor, an early student of Joram Mariga’s in 1957 and worked alongside him for two years.
During the years from 1970 to 1974 Moses worked with his contemporaries Manyandure, Gwichiri andChakanyuka at Frank McEwen’s Bvukuthiwa outdoor studio in Nyanga.
His art is rich in imagery, symbolism and traditional socio-religious morals. He sculpts elongated evocative heads with stylised angular features to portray feelings and experiences common to mankind: ‘Mother & Child’, husband, wife and sibling love, or family bonding, are the themes he depicted.
Some of his more mythical stylized stone heads have hypnotic eye expressions – which give the sculpture an innate and s
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