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Johannes Phokela

  • CountrySouth Africa
  • Born1966


Johannes Phokela studied at FUBA academy in South Africa, in London at Central St Martin’s College of Art & Design, Camberwell College and at the Royal College of Art from where he received an MA in 1993. Phokela copies Old Masters, such as Rubens, Breughel or Jordaens changing in the process gender or racial attributes in order to question the stereotypes of Western painting tradition. The artist lives and works in London.