At Masengo Gallery every piece is guaranteed an authentic, one of a kind, Shona Stone Sculpture, hand carved in Zimbabwe.
Masengo Gallery sculpture pricing is determined by the skill level of the artist, the type of stone used; rare stone is more valuable, the size and hardness of the stone, and the amount of time it took to create the piece.
Masengo Gallery works with the most talented and gifted sculptors in Zimbabwe. Masengo and our partner in Zimbabwe have an exclusive relationship with these artists. It’s built over years of communication and trust, with the commitment and respect to the value of their art. Thus provides us with the latest sculptures being produced in Zimbabwe today.
The vast varieties of stone used, along with the great skills and imagination of these sculptors has led to many years of major exhibitions worldwide; which have been admired and praised by significant critical acclaim.
Pablo Picasso was an early admirer of Shona Stone Sculpture and is believed to have been influenced by this art form.
Shona sculpture is a permanent collection at the Rodin Museum in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Institute of Contemporary Art in London and owned by private collectors such as the Rockefellers, Prince of Whales, the Rothschild’s and Sir Richard Attenborough.
Purchased signed featured pieces come with a biography and a picture of the artist when available.