"A Labour of Love" offers a new look at contemporary South African art in the 1980s. The Museum of World Cultures in Frankfurt had, prior to the Wind of Change speech and the culmination of the negotiations to end the apartheid system, already collected 600 artworks by exclusively black South African and nowadays famous artists such as John Muafangejo, David Koloane, Sam Nhlengethwa, Azaria Mbatha and Peter Clarke. This publication contains, alongside recently discovered works by young South African artists, new essays by international art specialists, interviews with artists, previously unpublished archival material, and more than 300 Illustrations of artworks.
Artists (among others):
Farzanah Badsha, Peter Clarke, Chad Codero, Lionel Davis, Clémentine Deliss, Bongi Dhlomo, David Koloane, Azaria Mbatha, Same Mdluli, Yvette Mutumba, Neo Muyanga, Michelle Monareng, John Muafangejo, Gabi Ngcobo, Sam Nhlengethwa, Charles Nkosi, Dan Rakgoathe, Ciraj Rassool, Stephen Sacks, Cyprien Shilakoe, Nathaniel Sheppard, Mabelane Xhakaza