Discover a beautiful series of artworks about gymnastics painted by artist Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi.

‘Gymnasium’ is an ongoing series of paintings by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi. Starting in 2012, the series documents the simple aesthetics of gymnastics. Using oil paints on canvas, the paintings are characterized by a minimalist style and a reduced color palette. Not painting faces in every character creates a very homogeneous effect in all artworks.

Below you can see a small selection of paintings. For more, please visit Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi’s website.

Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Ceremony, 2020
Ceremony, 2020
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Event Final, 2020
Event Final, 2020
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Floor, 2012
Floor, 2012
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Moving Mats, 2019
Moving Mats, 2019
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Practice, 2019
Practice, 2019
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Qualifiers, 2020
Qualifiers, 2020
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Routine, 2019
Routine, 2019
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Salute, 2020
Salute, 2020
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Trials, 2020
Trials, 2020
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Team, 2020
Team, 2020

All images @ by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi. You can browse through our Art category to find more inspiring artworks and talented artists from around the globe.

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