Nelson Mandela joins the ranks of artists celebrated for accomplishments in other fields. His training in color theory came courtesy of years of grey existence in the prison at Robben Island. “I could not get enough of this looking at, feeling, touching and experiencing this new recovery of the experience of color,” Mandela is quoted as saying in the New York Times.

- Meredith Tromble [Wednesday, February 12th, 2003]


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