Meleko Mokgosi condensed one year of research into 21 paintings.
The alumnus’ series of paintings, “Bread, Butter, and Power,” which is on view at the Fowler Museum until July 1, explores the theme of feminism in postcolonial southern Africa. Read more...
Photo: Alumnus Meleko Mokgosi painted 21 works as a part of his series "Bread, Butter, and Power, using various nontraditional techniques,
such as painting directly on the canvas and using different oils for skin tones, in order to more accurately depict African skin tones.
(Courtesy of Meleko Mokgosi and Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles)