CCAC 0602 Miller Amos CR CCT Dullaart Thys 2021

Amos Miller - Steve Biko while in police custody 1977, 1997

Amos Miller (1962–)
Steve Biko while in police custody, 1977 (1997)
Charcoal on paper, 1500 x 1220 mm

CCAC# 0602

Donated by the artist in 2021

The drawing is based on two photos in The New York Times from 1997, taken during Bantu Stephen Biko's arrest by apartheid security police who killed him in detention in 1977. This drawing, produced in the USA, follows internationally publicised testimony delivered at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission about Biko's assassination.

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