Titus Matiyane, Panorama of Antwerp, 2014. R60000.00

Titus Matiyane, Panorama of Antwerp, 2014. Mixed media on paper, 1400 x 6000mm.  Unframed. Provenance: Obtained from the artist. 



Titus Thabiso Matiyane was born in 1964. Matiyane passed standard 10 at Phelindaba High School. In 1989 he attended a diploma course in Architecture at UNISA.  He is an artist, sculptor and musician who lives and works in Atteridgeville, a township near Pretoria, South Africa. Matiyane’s work focuses on the growth, evolution and transformation of cities thereby creating huge panoramic drawings of cities and landscapes all over the world from a bird’s-eye view. Matiyane has participated in a number of exhibitions.  His work is currently included in both national and international collections, including Groundswell Gallery, London and the Dutch Government collection. For 10 years (1987 - 1997) Titus worked for Consol Glass as a Quality Controler/Examiner.




    2014, Certificate of Excellence, awarded by Mr Nathi Mthetwa, Minister of Arts and Culture

    1999, Kempton Park Tembisa Metropolitan Local Council. Panorama of London. Landscape of Gauteng. Top100 Fine arts award

    1994, Bertrams V-O Art of Africa Award


    Selected recent exhibitions

    2018, Venice Architecture  Biennale, Japanese Pavillion

    2014, Cool Capital Biennale, curated by Elfriede Dreyer and Adele Adendorff. Panorama of Pretoria: Mamelodi to Soweto

    2014, Reserve Bank, Cool Capital Biennale exhibition. Panorama of Pretoria: Mamelodi to Soweto

    2013, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Artesis University College, Antwerp. Group exhibition, Nomad bodies curated by Elfriede Dreyer

    2012, Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg. Panorama of Polokwane to Sasolburg

    2012, Fried Contemporary Art Gallery, Pretoria. Group exhibition, Me 3, curated by Elfriede Dreyer

    2011, La Société générale, Casablanca, Morocco. Cities of the world exhibition and Panorama of Western Cape. Curated by Annemieke de Klerk

    2010, Fried Contemporary Art Gallery, Pretoria. Group exhibition, Cities in transition, with Eric Duplan and Lucas Thobejane, curated by Elfriede Dreyer

    2010, Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art. Panorama of Lille

    2010, Big 5 Festival, Teater aan het Spuy, The Hague. Panoramas of Cape Town, Berlin, Tanzania, Mali, Dubai, Johannesburg, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal. Curated by Annemieke de Klerk

    2009, UJ Gallery. Cities of the world. Panoramas of New York, Pretoria, London, Dubai, Kwazulu Natal, Pietersburg to Sasolburg

    2008, Aedesland, Berlin. Cities of the world. Curated by Annemieke de Klerk

    2008, National Museum Of Mali, Bamako. Cities of the world. Curated by Annemieke de Klerk


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