Mazola Wa Mwashighadi (Kenyan, born 1964)
Selma Montgomery March, undated
signed ‘Mazola’ (lower left)
oil on canvas
80 x 80cm
Sold Ksh 352,200
Provenance: Direct from artist’s daughter
Mwashighadi is a multimedia artist, born in Kenya and currently living and working in Kingston, Jamaica. A winner of the Commonwealth Art & Craft Award in 1996/7, he has had solo and group exhibitions in Africa, Europe and the Caribbean. This powerful work is a commentary on the civil rights protest marches in the U.S.