To the Clandestine Maternity Home by Malangatana, Valente Ngwenya 1961.

Half an hour with this painting ranked among my most intense learning experiences (along with, say, being initiated into slide-guitar or French-kissing). In the cramped Iwalewahaus painting depot, I could only get up close to it. The range of palette, saturated colours, and swirling brushwork were overwhelming, particularly in the slan...