A group of professors at the University of Ghana have demanded the removal of a Mahatma Gandhi memorial from the campus . Young activists in Malawi's business capital Blantyre are outraged by a decision by the Malawian and Indian government to erect a statue of Mahatma Gandhi.
The abstract work of South African artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000, was widely shown around the world, including at a 1961 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Yet Coetzee is largely unknown in his home country, an outsider whose experimental methods seemed alien to both the early apartheid-era establishment and later protest art that rejected white rule.
A woman attends the opening of an exhibition of South African abstract artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000 and is largely unknown in his home country, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The retrospective show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg aims to stoke interest in Coetzee, who won some international acclaim decades ago.
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