Brilliant Ideas: Nicholas Hlobo

Brilliant Ideas: Nicholas Hlobo

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Bloomberg series: Brilliant Ideas

Bloomberg’s Brilliant Ideas looks at the most exciting and acclaimed artists at work in the world today. We will feature top names and up-and-coming artists, the stars of tomorrow; painters, sculptors, digital, conceptual and performance artists, photographers, land and street artists. Bloomberg TV has covered the globe to talk with these artists in their studios and exhibition points. Through intimate conversations we reveal their Brilliant Ideas.

Nicholas Hlobo is a South African artist, best known for his sculptures and installations using materials that have become iconic to his work. Rubber from car tyre inner-tubes and a wealth of leather and silk ribbon. Nicholas is considered one of South Africa’s brightest post-apartheid stars. His studio is in a former synagogue in his home city of Johannesburg.