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Dumile Feni: The Story of a Great Artist


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The first of three volumes, this account chronicles the story of one of South Africa’s greatest artists, Dumile Feni. Detailing Feni’s life from his birth in 1942 through his departure from South Africa in 1968, this beautifully illustrated work ,with hundreds of Feni’s artworks and photographs, offers a riveting account of a struggling artist’s life during apartheid. A social commentary on what was happening in the South African art world at a particular time and place, this book reads like a history of the country as it connects Feni’s artworks to the experiences that inspired them.