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Edward West: Casting Shadows, An Elegy for South Africa

Ed_West_fixedFebruary 18–March 9, 2002

Curator: Dr. Carole C. McNamara, Senior Curator of Western Art , UMMA

Organized by University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

Edward West: Casting Shadows An Elegy for South Africa features 42 large-scale photographs of depicting black townships in post-apartheid South Africa. West’s approach “amounts to a balancing act between the formalism found in lines and planes of colors characteristic of shantytown architecture and the more nuanced human presence established against these backdrops.”

Supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.