Garth Erasmus

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Garth Erasmus (born July 1956, in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa) is a South African artist who works in several media, including painting, Garth's work is represented in several art collections, including the National Museum of African Art and the Smithsonian Institution.

Among other formats Garth is known for his Resistance Art protesting the apartheid regime in South Africa. Beginning as graffiti protest art his State of Emergency series depicts images of entrapment.[1]


  1. ^ Williamson, Sue (1989). Resistance Art in South Africa. Claremont, South Africa: David Phillip, Publisher (Pty) Ltd. p. 98. ISBN 0-86486-124-9. 

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