Neo Matloga and Barthélémy Toguo form part of Insistent Presence: Contemporary African Art from the Chazen Collection. The exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art features works that 'offer depictions of past and present life in Africa and invite visitors to reflect on their lives, relationships and the 21st-century world'.
Edson Chagas, Mawande Ka Zenzile, Dada Khanyisa, Moshekwa Langa, Neo Matloga, Simphiwe Ndzube, Serge Alain Nitegeka, Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi and Barthélémy Toguo exhibit in Africa Supernova at Kunsthal KAde. Drawn from the collection of Carla and Pieter Schulting, the show aims to provide 'a layered picture of how African artists reflect on their self-image'.
A workshop on Neo Matloga takes place as part of When We See Us: A Century of Black Figuration in Painting. Matloga features in the exhibition's Repose section, and this programme lets visitors learn about the artist while creating works on the theme.
Portia Zvavahera and Neo Matloga are two of 16 'painters for the 21st century' in Brave New World at Museum de Fundatie. Curator Hans den Hartog Jager argues that painting today can be 'appealing and seductive, but often conveying a razor-sharp message'.
Neo Matloga, Meleko Mokgosi and Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi feature in When We See Us at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. Spanning works from the 1920s to the present, the show explores Black self-representation through portraiture and figuration.
along came your eyes, a solo exhibition by Neo Matloga takes place at the Hermitage Museum, Amsterdam as part of his winning of the 10th ABN AMRO Art Award. He received the prize recognition of his 'compositional acuity and his vibrant, powerful and spirited work'.
Neo Matloga presents a solo exhibition titled my hero is always next to me at Stroom Den Haag. In this selection of experimental works, Matloga shifts scale and perspective, 'inviting the public to make active viewing a personal and intimate experience'.
Neo Matloga forms part of a two-person exhibition at the Marta Herford Museum for Art titled We just want to be closer. Alongside photographer Singarum Moodley, the artist presents 'a multi-layered narrative about freedom and self-determination'.
Neo Matloga has been selected as one of 30 artists to participate in Watou 2021, a festival coordinated by a trio of curators Benedicte Goesaert, Chantal Pattyn and Peter Verhelst. 'The 40th edition represents movement, harmony, humanity and intensity.'
De Vereniging presents a solo exhibition by Neo Matloga at S.M.A.K, Ghent, featuring a selection of recent works which have not yet been shown in Europe. These large-scale homages to the Black experience mark Matloga's first institutional solo presentation in Belgium.
Neo Matloga features in Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality at the X Museum. Through the work of 15 artists the exhibition 'expands the spectrum of poem into language, sound, speech, ephemerality, and extinction'.