Making Art in Africa edited by Polly Savage

Edited by Polly Savage
Published by Land Humphries, UK, 2014
In Chapter 29 on Rashid Jogee, in an interview with Polly Savage, Jogee told her: “During the white conservative Rhodesian government, a Jewish lawyer, Marshall Baron (1934-1977) was making these abstract paintings. People were shocked, horrified. He was like a guru. I used to visit him in his studio. It wasn’t a normal space, it was electrified, animated. You floated in Marshall’s space when you painted. You don’t see art like that; you feel it welling up in your chest. ….. I feel as if I want to drop, like I could fall. He’s brilliant.

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