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‘Sabotage’ at KZN gallery damages hundreds of artworks

Times Live | Shelley Seid:

There may be a silver lining to the flood damage at Pietermaritzburg’s Tatham Art Gallery.

The basement of the building was flooded due to a two-and-a-half day power outage‚ which resulted in the underground river pump failing to activate.

The Msunduzi Municipality confirmed that their staff switched off the power in an act of sabotage during the municipal workers’ protest on Wednesday 24 May.

The room was flooded with half a metre of water‚ with the damage discovered last Friday morning… Read more

Image: Employers at the Tatum Art Gallery pour over some of the artwork damaged during an act of sabotage last week. Image by: SUPPLIED

2018-10-23T19:37:35+00:00