‘Proud racist’ artwork has tongues wagging

News24 | Linda Stupart, City Press: 

Johannesburg – Controversy is brewing around the selection of a work by a major South African artist, Willem Boshoff, for the country’s official exhibition at the Venice Biennale international art exhibition.

Young South African artists reacted strongly last week to Racist in South Africa, which has a prominent place on the group show What Remains is Tomorrow at the South African Pavilion in the Italian city.

Willem Boshoff. Picture: Beeld

It is a 120cm x 120cm piece of text engraved into aluminium, which rants in despair about the state of the nation…

 

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2018-10-23T17:44:18+00:00