AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

John Peffer

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Post-Apartheid Art

Art historian John Peffer’s book Art and the End of Apartheid (University of Minnesota Press, 2009) reveals the manner in which Black artists, or as he nuances the category artists who were influenced by Black Consciousness, were aesthetically and formally “post-apartheid” far in advance of the official political liberalization of the 1990s. He details the