Kami Brodie - Papa and Martha, 1992
Kami Brodie (1959)
Papa and Martha (1992)
Oil and acrylic on canvas / 598 x 1002 mm
Donated by Albie Sachs
As a white child growing up in the apartheid era, the artist wanted to show respect to domestic carers who were oppresed due to their race, class and gender. Depicted here is the artist’s grandfather and his nurse in Sea Point, Cape Town.