|Died||2 March 2007 52) (aged|
Phala's work is represented in several private and corporate art collections, including the French Embassy; De Beers, London, as well as Minister Pallo Jordan and art historian Barbara Lindop. His sculpture SS Mendi Memorial, commemorating the sinking of troopship Mendi in 1917, was designated a national heritage site in 2016.
He was murdered outside his house at Langa, Cape Town on 2 March 2007 during a robbery.
- MG Digital. "SS Mendi and Sharpville massacre named as new heritage sites". DispatchLive. East London Daily Dispatch. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
- "Madi Phala murdered", artthrob, Issue No. 115, March 2007.
- Makwabe, Buyekezwa (April 2007). "Heritage work is doubly poignant". Sunday Times Heritage Project. South African History Archive. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
- Recent exhibitions
- Extensive biography
- Barbara Lindop
- "Who is Madi Phala?", Sunday Times Heritage Project.