Artist of the moment……..Anton Kannemeyer

 

Anton Kannemeyer is a South African artist renown for his cartoons depicting modern day problems with an emphasis on race relations.

Anton Kannemeyer was born in Cape Town, South Africa in the year 1967. He sometimes uses the moniker Joe Dog.

Kannemeyer earned a M.F.A. from the University of Stellenbosch located in South Africa. Price range information: Sorry none available.

The artist receives much hate mail from fellow South Africans about his views on race relations.

Below a clip featuring Kannemeyer talking about a show that took place in 2011:

Other artists I have profiled that include racial satire as a key element in the work include Kerry James Marshall and Kara Walker.

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