City and Country | Review


Holland Cotter, “ART IN REVIEW: ‘City and Country,'” The New York Times, February 13, 2004



“Axis, which opened in 1997, is dedicated to contemporary and traditional art of South Africa. And that the gallery has been able to offer a full schedule of substantial exhibitions, introducing a steady stream of artists to New York, is evidence of how rich in creativity that country is. In this show of 10 photographers, five are making local debuts. The work ranges from politically inflected images to panoramic landscapes, often mixing the two, and gives a good sense of the direction art, and South Africa itself, have been taking since apartheid ended in 1994…”

– Holland Cotter