Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki
from: Champagne Socialists series
Wood, industrial foam, nippon wax, oil paint, steel
730 x 220 x 240 mm
2008
Private collection

 

It is they, none other, who are dying of cold and hunger... while you and I in our rooms on the first floor are chatting about socialism over pastry and champagne.


Alexander Herzen, From the Other Shore (1855)

 

 

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki
Former President of the Republic of South Africa
1999 - 2008

 

 

 

Michael MacGarry, contemporary African art, African art, contemporary art, Africa, sculpture