South AfricaExhibition: Alternative Press - The Work Of Derek Bauer, Cape Town


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The Iziko South African National Gallery is hosting an exhibition of cartoons by Apartheid-era political cartoonist Derek Bauer, who died in 2001. This a rare opportunity to see some of his original works and learn more about the history of political cartooning in South Africa. The exhibition also includes contributions from political cartoonists Zapiro and Brandan Reynolds.

Exhibition: Alternative Press - The Work Of Derek Bauer, Cape Town

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"Alternative Press is an exhibition of original cartoons dedicated to the talent of cartoonist Derek Bauer. He became well known for his inherently irreverent cartoons and caricatures of politicians and other prominent figures during the troubled and Apartheid-stricken South Africa and the turbulent world in the 1980s. His work appeared in an alternative South African newspaper, The Weekly Mail, where he expressed his fiercely independent and challenging views through the critical art of cartooning. The exhibition will also showcase work by [sic] contemporary cartoons by Brandan Reynolds and work by Zapiro."

• When: Friday, 22 September 2017 to Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:00 to 17:00 daily (Please note that this exhibition closed earlier than was advertised, on 1 April 2018.)
• Where: Iziko South African National Gallery, 1 Government Avenue, The Company's Garden, Cape Town, South Africa
• Cost: Adults: R30; Children: R15; Family Ticket: R75; Students and Pensioners: R15 (free on Fridays); Free entry on First Thursdays, 21 March (Human Rights Day), 27 April (Freedom Day), and 25 May (Africa Day)
• More Information: Exhibition Page



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