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Description: embossed with the artist’s monogram bottom right; signed and dated in pencil by Dennis Da Silva on the reverse; signed, numbered 4/12 and inscribed with the title by Craig Cameron-Mackintosh on a Billy Monk Collection label adhered to the reverse

  • Notes: Main store CT
    This image formed part of a collection of works from Billy Monk's archive that was first published in 2019. This artwork was generously donated by the artist or their representative, to financially support the production of the book Strange Cargo: Essays on Art by cultural theorist Ashraf Jamal, to be published by Skira. Some of the proceeds from the sale are outright donations and some will be shared with the artist, and will also support the production of an accompanying podcast.
  • Dimensions: sheet size: 41 x 30 cm unframed
  • Artist Name: Billy Monk (South Africa 1937-1982)
  • Exhibited: Pékin Fine Arts, Hong Kong, Large Format, Small Space, 8 August to 13 October 2020.
    Association for Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town, Love in a Loveless Time, 4 March to 9 July 2020.
    The Container Gallery, Tokyo, Defiance and Decadence Under Apartheid, 21 October 2019 to 6 January 2020.
    Ink Asia Fair, Hong Kong (Boogie Woogie Photography booth), Defiance and Decadence Under Apartheid, 4 to 7 October 2019.
    The Hive Spring, Hong Kong, Defiance and Decadence Under Apartheid, 17 September to 15 October 2019.
    Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town, A Clean Heart and a Cheerful Spirit, 15 to 17 February 2019.
  • Medium: silver gelatin print on Ilford fiber paper
  • Condition: The overall condition is good.

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