TITLE

Painting that depicts a black Jesus returned to South Africa

PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Jet;11/24/97, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the return of the painting `Black Christ,' by artist Ronnie Harrison, to South Africa after being banned from the country during apartheid. How the painting depicts the face of former African National Congress leader Chief Albert Luthuli as a black Jesus; How the painting was smuggled out of South Africa in the 1960s and displayed overseas; How the painting will be displayed on a national tour in South Africa in 1998.
ACCESSION #
9711301251

 

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