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Joberg art fair censors lose bid to ban miner’s strike portrait

Joberg art fair censors lose bid to ban miner’s strike portrait

| October 4, 2013

(GIN)—Solidarity among artists rescued the larger than life painting of a tragic miners’ strike in 2012 where some 44 people were killed and 78 wounded in a murderous onslaught by security guards against workers that horrified the nation. Removed from the walls by the Johannesburg art fair’s organizers, the painting by Ayanda Mabulu was quickly restored […]

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