Impressions from South Africa

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March 11, 2011
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  Conrad Botes (South African, born 1969). Secret Language II. 2005 Lithograph, composition: 17 11/16" x 14 15/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
    Conrad Botes (South African, born 1969). Secret Language II. 2005 Lithograph, composition: 17 11/16" x 14 15/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Dan Rakgoathe (South African, 1937 – 2004). Moon Bride and Sun Bridegroom. 1973. Linoleum cut, block: 15 3/4 × 24 7/8". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
    Dan Rakgoathe (South African, 1937 – 2004). Moon Bride and Sun Bridegroom. 1973. Linoleum cut, block: 15 3/4 × 24 7/8". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Medu Art Ensemble (active 1978–1985). You Have Struck a Rock. 1981 Screenprinted poster, sheet: 23 5/8" × 16 9/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
    Medu Art Ensemble (active 1978–1985). You Have Struck a Rock. 1981 Screenprinted poster, sheet: 23 5/8" × 16 9/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Jo Ractliffe (South African, born 1961). Nadir 16. 1987–88. One from a series of sixteen photolithograph and screenprints, sheet: 27 5/16 × 39 1/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
    Jo Ractliffe (South African, born 1961). Nadir 16. 1987–88. One from a series of sixteen photolithograph and screenprints, sheet: 27 5/16 × 39 1/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Norman Catherine. (South African, born 1949). Witch Hunt. 1988. One from a series of six drypoints with watercolor additions, plate: 9 13/16" × 12 3/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
    Norman Catherine. (South African, born 1949). Witch Hunt. 1988. One from a series of six drypoints with watercolor additions, plate: 9 13/16" × 12 3/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Save the Press Campaign (active 1988–1990). Save the Press. 1989. Offset-printed sticker, sheet: 5 7/8" × 2 1/4". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
    Save the Press Campaign (active 1988–1990). Save the Press. 1989. Offset-printed sticker, sheet: 5 7/8" × 2 1/4". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
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  William Kentridge (South African, born 1955). General. 1993 (published 1998). Engraving and watercolor, sheet: 47 5/8" × 31 7/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MOMA, N.Y..
    William Kentridge (South African, born 1955). General. 1993 (published 1998). Engraving and watercolor, sheet: 47 5/8" × 31 7/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MOMA, N.Y..
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  Sandile Goje. (South African, born 1972). Meeting of Two Cultures. 1993. Linoleum cut, block: 13 3/4" × 19 5/8". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007  MoMA, N.Y.
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    Sandile Goje. (South African, born 1972). Meeting of Two Cultures. 1993. Linoleum cut, block: 13 3/4" × 19 5/8". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y. .
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  The west side of Plaza de Armas reveals Santiago’s juxtaposition of old and new. The Plaza de Armas building, a mirrored glass edifice by Echenique Cruz Boisier Arquitectos, rises above the grand Catedral Metropolitana. The cathedral’s main altar was recently renovated, and many Santiago luminaries are buried on the church’s site.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
    The west side of Plaza de Armas reveals Santiago’s juxtaposition of old and new. The Plaza de Armas building, a mirrored glass edifice by Echenique Cruz Boisier Arquitectos, rises above the grand Catedral Metropolitana. The cathedral’s main altar was recently renovated, and many Santiago luminaries are buried on the church’s site. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Diane Victor (South African, born 1964). Why Defy (2001) from the series Disasters of Peace. 2001–present. One from a portfolio of sixteen etching, aquatint, and drypoints with roulette, plate: 8 7/16" × 11 9/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
    Diane Victor (South African, born 1964). Why Defy (2001) from the series Disasters of Peace. 2001–present. One from a portfolio of sixteen etching, aquatint, and drypoints with roulette, plate: 8 7/16" × 11 9/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Diane Victor (South African, born 1964). 5000 Rand a Head (2001) from the series Disasters of Peace. 2001–present. One from a portfolio of sixteen etching, aquatint, and drypoints with roulette, plate: 8 7/16 × 11 9/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © MoMA, N.Y..
    Diane Victor (South African, born 1964). 5000 Rand a Head (2001) from the series Disasters of Peace. 2001–present. One from a portfolio of sixteen etching, aquatint, and drypoints with roulette, plate: 8 7/16 × 11 9/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © MoMA, N.Y..
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  Paul Edmunds (South African, born 1970). The same but different. 2001. Linoleum cut, sheet: 71 11/16" × 37 5/8". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
    Paul Edmunds (South African, born 1970). The same but different. 2001. Linoleum cut, sheet: 71 11/16" × 37 5/8". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Claudette Schreuders (South African, born 1973). The Couple from Crying in Public. 2003. One from a series of nine lithographs with chine collé, composition: 13" x 9 3/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
    Claudette Schreuders (South African, born 1973). The Couple from Crying in Public. 2003. One from a series of nine lithographs with chine collé, composition: 13" x 9 3/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2007 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Anton Kannemeyer (South African, born 1967). A White Person. 2004.
Screenprint, 22 3/16" × 13 11/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
    Anton Kannemeyer (South African, born 1967). A White Person. 2004. Screenprint, 22 3/16" × 13 11/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2008 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Asian-inspired gold-leaf platters.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
    Asian-inspired gold-leaf platters. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Cameron Platter (South African, born 1978). Kwakuhlekisa. 2007. Stencil, dimensions variable, pictured: 8' 9 7/8" × 15' 7". Image courtesy MoMA.
    Cameron Platter (South African, born 1978). Kwakuhlekisa. 2007. Stencil, dimensions variable, pictured: 8' 9 7/8" × 15' 7". Image courtesy MoMA.
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  Kudzanai Chiurai. (Zimbabwean, born 1981). We Always Have Reason to Fear. 2008. Two lithographed posters, 23 15/16 × 16 15/16". Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
    Kudzanai Chiurai. (Zimbabwean, born 1981). We Always Have Reason to Fear. 2008. Two lithographed posters, 23 15/16 × 16 15/16". Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
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  Cameron Platter. The Battle of Rorke’s Drift at Club Dirty Den. 2009. Pencil and crayon on paper. 7’ 10 ½” x 7’ 10 1/2”. Image courtesy MoMA.  Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
    Cameron Platter. The Battle of Rorke’s Drift at Club Dirty Den. 2009. Pencil and crayon on paper. 7’ 10 ½” x 7’ 10 1/2”. Image courtesy MoMA. Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
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    Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
    Courtesy of Digital Image © 2010 MoMA, N.Y..
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