Madi Phala

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Madi Phala
Born (1955-02-02)2 February 1955
Kwa-Thema, Springs, South Africa
Died 2 March 2007(2007-03-02) (aged 52)
Langa, Cape Town

Madi Phala (2 February 1955 – 2 March 2007) was a South African artist. His most recent works were predominantly painting, and collage and dealt with the theme of the African herd boy.


Phala was born 2 February 1955 in Kwa-Thema, Springs, South Africa.

Phala's work is represented in several private and corporate art collections, including the French Embassy; De Beers, London, as well as Minister Pallo Jordan and art historian Barbara Lindop.

He was murdered outside his house in March 2007.[1]


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