Kami Brodie (1959)
Iris, Working Woman (1998)
Oil and acrylic on canvas / 1210 x 1205 mm
Donated by Albie Sachs
Part of a body of work about women who were oppressed under apartheid due to their race, gender and class. Such oppression continues today. Iris is the name of the woman who worked for the artist’s mother as a domestic worker, in her Cape Town home.