Forgetting Man (Shona sculpture by Sampson Kuvenguhwa)

Sam's unique artistic vision is showcased in his captivating modern art Shona sculpture, which is carved from Steatite stone. The sculpture's brown and green coloration highlights the natural beauty of the stone, and Sam's attention to detail is evident in the straight lines of the fingers and toes, all crafted in his signature Mapiti style. This sculpture is a tribute to the universal human desire to forget, relax, and enjoy life, and is a testament to Sam's exceptional talent as an artist. Join us on a journey of discovery and inspiration, as we explore the profound meaning behind Sam's work and the cultural heritage that fuels his artistic expression.


Sprinkled Steatite stone. Click here to learn about the stones used in Zimbabwe by sculptors.

Carved by Sampson Kuvenguhwa - Sam Kuve.  Stands about 20cm high.

Great Zim 1080 x 2050 px

 Shown at the Gala in Switzerland in 1994.