(1929 - 2014)
Peter Clarke was active/lived in South Africa. Peter Clarke is known for painting.
Biography Peter Clarke
Peter Clarke, an artist of humble origins began life in with very few
opportunities in apartheid South Africa. His intellectual gifts, talent
and determination to follow his deep interest in visual art led him to
overcome many obstacles, which would finally win him international
recognition. This same determination was made vocal at the opening of a
major retrospective at the South African National Gallery in 2011 when
he explained his principled fight in order to overcome racial exclusion.
In the end he was victorious, and today the work of Peter Clarke is
highly sought after and the subject of a seminal publication, Listening
to distant thunder, the art of Peter Clarke, by art historians Philippa
Hobbs and Eliza
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