Art from South Africa

Elliott, David and Sachs, Albie and Meintjies, Frank and Molefe, Phil and Geers, Kendell and Younge, Gavin and Serote, Mongane Wally and Nolte, Jacqui and Pissara, Mario and Richards, Colin and Koloane, David and Becker, Rayda. Art from South Africa. Oxford, England: Museum of Modern Art, 1990.

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Abstract (English)

The authors examine the role of the visual arts in the construction of the histories of South African cultural identity, with reference to social context, over-determination, transitional art, appropriation, acculturation and commodification. Includes a chronology of visual culture in South Africa between 1910 and 1990. Biographical notes. 17 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Elliott, David (Curator); Elliott, David (Author); Sachs, Albie (Author); Meintjies, Frank (Author); Molefe, Phil (Author); Geers, Kendell (Author); Younge, Gavin (Artist); Younge, Gavin (Author); Serote, Mongane Wally (Author); Nolte, Jacqui (Author); Pissara, Mario (Author); Richards, Colin (Author); Koloane, David (Curator); Koloane, David (Artist); Koloane, David (Author); Becker, Rayda (Author)
Dossier: 600 - AFRIQUE / AFRICA
Collation: 95 p. : 128 ill. (65 col.) ; 22 x 26 cm
ISBN: 0905836715
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Oxford, England: Museum of Modern Art
Artists: Barry, Michael; Bell, Deborah; Berndt, John; Bester, Willi; Botha, Andries Johannes; Brown, David; Catherine, Norman; Chauke, Johannes; CHICKEN MAN (MKIZE, FANLO, a.k.a. FANOZI); Cullinan, Caroline; Davis, Lionel; Dumile; Dyalouyi, Ricky; Fester, Gertrude; Magadeledla, Fikile; Friedman, Lovell; GOLDBERG, LOUIS MICHAEL (MIKE); Hlungwane, Jackson Mbhazima; Wopko, Pieter Jensma; Kentridge, William; Koloane, David; Kotzen, Thirza; Kriel, Sandra; de LEEUW, HENRY; Lehupela, Thomas Molatodi; Louw, Suzanne; MABASA, NORIA (MABASO); Maijima, Vuyisane; Mandindi, Billy; Manganyi, Chabani Cyril; Manyoni, Bhekisani; Maqhubela, Louis Khela; Maswanganyi, Johannes; Mcunu, Menzi; Melane, Mpymelelo; Mettler, Harold; Mkame, Justice Sfiso; Mosala, Michael; Moteyane, Titus; Motswai, Thomas Tommy Trevor; Mphahlele, James Serole; Ndou, Owen; Ndou, Goldwin; Nkosi, Charles Sokhaya; NKOTSI, ANTHONY (TONY); Nxumalo, Derrick Vusimusi; Petherbridge, Deanna; Phunguala, Dubani Tiki; Ramagaga, George; Ramabulana, Freddy; Rikhotso, Phillip; Sachs, Shelley; van WYK, GRAHAM; Schonfeldt, Joachim Paulus; Seage, Lucas Thuso; Sebidi, Mmakgoba Mmapula Helen; Selepe, Sydney Malefo; SEOKA, Dr. PHUTHUMA (PHATUMA); Sibisi, Paul; Sihlali, Durant; Siopis, Penny; van den BERG, CLIVE; van der MERWE, CALLY; Voyiya, Vuyile; Younge, Gavin; Zihlangu, Dorothy; Zungu, Tito
Critics / Curators / Historians: Elliott, David; Koloane, David
Event Statement: Exhibition organized by the Museum of Modern Art (Oxford) in association with the Zabalaza Festival (London, England). - Itinerary: 17 June 1990 -27 July 1991, Museum of Modern Art (Oxford) ; The Mead Gallery, University of Warwick ; Aberdeen City Art Gallery ; The Royal Festival Hall (London) ; Bolton Art Gallery ; City Museum and Art Gallery (Stoke on Trent) ; Angel Row Gallery (Nottingham).
Keywords: TRANSITIONAL ART; SOUTH AFRICA
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 1991
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:36
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/4260
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