Iziko is hosting a print exhibition featuring historical prints

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Iziko Museums of South Africa is hosting a print exhibition – ‘Ink, Paper, Politics: The Agency of Print as Social Critique’. Drawing together a diverse cross-section of etchings, relief prints, lithographs and screenprints, the exhibition explores the diverse social narratives of the featured artists, and will be displayed at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG).

What courage! 1810 – 1815
Francisco de Goya

Curated by Andrea Lewis and James Macdonald (Michaelis School of Fine Art), The Agency of Print as Social Critique features historical prints by Francisco de Goya, Georges Rouault, Käthe Kollwitz and others. These works are presented in dialogue with more recent social commentators – artists such as Gavin Jantjes, Tommy Motswai, Nhlanhla Ben Nsusha and Diane Victor…


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