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12 September 2018

South African artist defends ‘Nazi Mandela’ work

A South African Artist, Ayanda Mabulu, has defended his controversial work which depicts anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela, doing a Nazi salute.

Mabulu stated that he was speaking on behalf of poor black South Africans.

According to reports, Mabulu’s piece drew criticisms after it was briefly displayed at a Johannesburg Art Fair.

Mandela is a much-loved figure in South Africa, credited with ending white-minority rule.

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