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Forgotten artist from South Africa gets a retrospective show

JOHANNESBURG (AP) --- The abstract work of South African artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000, was widely shown around the world, including at a 1961 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Yet Coetzee is largely unknown in his home country, an outsider whose experimental methods seemed alien to both the early apartheid-era establishment and later protest art that rejected white rule. A new exhibition in Johannesburg, the biggest show of Coetzee s work in decades, aims to stoke interest i

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