Essentially self-taught, Malangatana produced a wide work in painting and he is one of the best-known African painters at international level. Represented in several museums and private collections around the world, exhibited in many African, European and Asian countries. Malangatana is a multifaceted creator, who gave expression to his art in various forms such as dance, music, poetry, theater, tapestry, ceramics and sculpture. His work proves, with no doubts, the strength of his African roots.