Few Jamaican visual artists have been able to capture the quintessence of Jamaican identity in the way that Ras Daniel Heartman did, exposing powerful images of Rastafari that are unequalled in any genre. While reggae music provided a soundtrack to the conscious struggle for self-determination, Ras Daniel's work parallels that aesthetic in the visual arts.
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Ama; From Mythologies to Realities: The Iconography of Ras Daniel Heartman. Small Axe 1 June 2007; 11 (2): 66–87. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/-11-2-66
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