Mazola Wa Mwashighadi (Kenyan, born 1964)
Selma Montgomery March, undated

signed ‘Mazola’ (lower left)
oil on canvas
80 x 80cm
Ksh 140,000–180,000
US$ 1,590–2,050
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.