Relatives of former South African President Nelson Mandela was first posted in the open access of his drawings from the elegiac series “homeland” (2003-2003). Such a solution similar policy adopted in connection with the centenary anniversary of his birth, which was celebrated July 18, according to wepresent.wetransfer.com.
Mandela worked on this series after his retirement in 1999. “These figures are connected not so much with my life, but with the homeland. I hope they will please you as well as me when I was working on them”, – once said the politician.
The works from the series “homeland” shows the landscape around the city of Kuhn, which Mandela called his “spiritual home”.
“In the last years of his life he spent time watching the grazing cows that made him very happy. Few people know that he likes to farm and grow vegetables,” according to the Museum “House of Mandela”.
In General, it has created about 40 paintings. Often the African leader had relied on them charcoal and pastel. Mandela noted that the creation of the first sketches was inspired by the musician John Lennon.
Previously published figures from other series of the South African leader. For example, in the compilation of his work “the Struggle”, he documented the most dramatic episodes of his life. These illustrations show his 27-year stay in prison, anti-apartheid and revolutionary activities.
As previously reported, former President Barack Obama traveled to Johannesburg (South Africa), where he made a solemn speech on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Nelson Mandela. On the eve of his visit, Obama published a list of six books that everyone should read during this summer.
We will remind, in the spring of this year died the former wife of the former President of South Africa Mandela.