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Action through Aesthetics: Philanthropic Art Initiatives in South Africa during the Apartheid

@inproceedings{Crabb2013ActionTA,
  title={Action through Aesthetics: Philanthropic Art Initiatives in South Africa during the Apartheid},
  author={C. C. Crabb},
  year={2013}
}
South African artists played an expansive philanthropic role throughout the stages of the apartheid movement. Their artwork ranged from reflective to pro-active and reconciliatory. Although many scholars argue that South African artists were agents of social change, scholars have not drawn a connection between South African art history and philanthropy. Philanthropy is a platform from which artists can serve as catalysts within society. This thesis argues that South African artists acted… Expand