The Long Walk Home (Xala)

Armitage, Michael
Michael Armitage’s colourful, ethereal works play with visual narratives and challenge cultural assumptions, referencing politics, history and civil unrest. In The Long Walk Home (Xala), 2020, two monkeys are depicted in luminous inks, looking on through the foliage as a figure helps another across a stretch of water. The scene references the Senegalese film Xala (1975).
  • Artwork Details: 59.5 x 32.7cm
  • Edition: 21 of 35
  • Material description: Seven colour lithograph on Somerset warm white velvet 400gsm paper
  • Credit line: © Michael Armitage. Photo © White Cube (Theo Christelis)
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  • Medium: Print
  • Accession number: ACC28/2021



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