Cartoon Print 1

CCAC #: 0474
Artwork title: Cartoon Print 1
Artist(s): Mickey Patel
Year made: 1988
Artwork type: Paper
Medium: Woodcut
Dimensions (mm): 58.5 x 45.5
Edition: 5/100
Artwork series: Posters for the Free Mandela Campaign
Source: Unrecorded
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: In storage

This artwork juxtaposes middle-aged Nelson Mandela with a caption by Fidel Castro to highlight the Cuban influence on African liberation movements. After the 1959 Cuban Revolution, Castro’s government supported the South African liberation movement in armed battle in Angola – victory there laid the path for apartheid’s fall.

CCAC 430218

Photographer: Staff
Photo copyright: CCT

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