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Mandela & Mackesy Collaboration

Nelson Mandela & Charlie Mackesy Collaboration Series – Unity : Imprisonment

Size:59.4 cm x 42 cm (unframed)

Medium:Limited Edition Lithograph. Only one available


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About This Work

Only one individual print of this piece is available. A further print is available as part of a set. The set includes all six images in this collaboration. Only one set is available.

The Unity Series is a collaboration between Nelson Mandela and invited contemporary artists, chosen from around the world. Charlie Mackesy was one of those chosen and was given a set of the six prints from the ‘Struggle Series’ whereon he created, in his own style and medium, an interpretation of what Nelson Mandela meant to him.

“It has been very hard to add anything to these powerful symbols Nelson Mandela has drawn. Where possible, I have tried to make tender drawings. I think I’ve just wanted to underscore the emotion that is already there and it’s a privilege to share the same paper.”
Charlie Mackesy