About the Artwork
South African artist Paul Blomkamp’s latest work is making waves internationally with several uploads being share on social media .
The portrait in question is his painting of Nelson ‘Madiba’ Mandela, a tribute to mark the former president’s 95th birthday. The abstract portrait is said to be the largest ever painted of Madiba measuring in at 4 by 2 square meters with an estimated value of R 2.7 million grand (equivalent to $250, 000).
Image Credit: Paul Blomkamp