Meet South African artist Esther Mahlangu, who has taken traditional house-painting art to global platforms.
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The work of South African artist Esther Mahlangu is as stunning as it gets: clashing yet beautiful colours, ziggurats, diamonds, and arrows whirl around the edifice. A zigzag pattern of bright blue, yellow, and pink triangles marches along the side of a rural residence in South Africa's northern Mpumalanga region. Mahlangu's graphic art has enlivened jumbo aeroplanes, BMW automobiles, and large-scale public installations, and he is no longer confined to rural South Africa.