[Art] [South Africa] Hitge, Margaret, Ed. Art: The Independent Review. No. 1 (Dec. 1987) and No. 2 (Mar. 1988). Broederstroom, South Africa: Bruce Attwood, 1987-1988.
Two issues, 8vo, 96 pp. and 92 pp.; profusely illus. with b/w and color reproductions; color illus. wrappers, No. 1 shaken, front wrapper rubbed, with creases and closed tears.
Nearly complete run (lacking final issue) of scarce arts serial by artists; straight talk with relatively informal reviews and discussion of political and artistic realities of South African art world in the late 1980s. Essays and advertisements express deep anti-apartheid views, but also reflect positions of privilege. Notable articles include “Across the Color Line,” by David Koloane and “Women Artists Need Wives,” by Judith Mason.
OCLC finds only 2 incomplete holdings in North America, one complete run in the world.