Due to sizing, this RUN does not include a framing option.
"Mandla means ‘strength/power’ in Zulu. Canned hunting is widespread in Africa where large numbers of wild animals, including lions, are being bred in captivity specifically to be shot. For each animal in the To The Bone series I wanted to show the animal with its face breaking away to reveal
the raw skeleton adorned with ethnic patterns from the animals’ home."
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
As one of South Africa’s most exciting young street artists of recent years, British-born Sonny
most well-known for his large-scale murals. A relative newcomer, Sonny’s paintings can already
be found in various locations around the world including New York, London, Canada, Russia,
Ireland, Miami and South Africa.
Taking influences from his African surroundings and wildlife, his
vibrant work often fuses the natural world with elements of fantasy and geometric shapes.
Sonny is currently using his unique style of street art to raise awareness for endangered wildlife
on a global scale through his To The Bone project. As part of the project the self-taught artist will
also be exhibiting his first body of canvas works in New York in May this year. This work
combines classic wildlife imagery with a strong social message about the importance of wildlife
Find more from Sonny at sonnyonline.com
Follow Sonny on Instagram @ sonnysundancer & Facebook @Sonnyartist.