Alfred Thoba, I will respect a dying day, 1994, Oil paint on paper, 80.5 X 105cm.
Alfred Thoba: A step becomes a statement
14 March - 3 June 2018
A survey exhibition of work by Alfred Thoba, a South African artist with a distinctive style and vision that has cemented his unique legacy. The show spans four decades and represents an in-depth and overdue look at a painter, whose work chronicles major milestones in South Africa’s political history and his own personal journey.
|Ester Maswanganyi, Xinkwamana (Embroidered cloth from maize meal bag),1993, embroidered cotton textile, StandardBank African Art Collection (Wits ArtMuseum).||
Writing Art’s Histories: Exhibition Classroom
1February - 1 April 2018
An exhibition of artworks that form the basis of a postgraduate programme in History of Art. The course aims to introduce students to the many ways that art’s histories can be told. Students develop original research based on objects in WAM’s collection.