FLORIAN LUDOVICK KAIJA

A Fine Artist whose pastime has become his work

Author: Iman Mani
Date: 28.09.2011   

WHO IS PAINTING MZUGUNO NOW?

Just one and half month before David Mzuguno died, he told to Daily Monitor, the Ugandan newspaper: “I have also taught three of my children to do art and hopefully they will carry on with the business when I have left this world"

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 07.04.2011   

ATANAS ART STYLE OF TANZANIA

The origin traces to an old man from Kigoma in west Tanzania who used to decorate caves for some reasons. He also painted on hut walls. His name is Atanas Mwanasola Kiswanta and he died in 1992. He must have been born in the beginning of 20 century. His wife Matrida is still living in Kigoma.

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 21.11.2010   

TINGA TINGA PAINTING FOR $55.000

Today there is an auction in Paris titled “Africa Scenes I” and in the catalogue of the auction there is the painting of R.Chiwaya. The price is estimated at €30.000 - €40.000

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 24.10.2010   

DAVID MZUGUNO PASSED AWAY

In March 2010 he came to Uganda to exhibit at International School of Uganda in Lubowa. The name of the exhibition was: "The Last Living Master Tingatinga Painter of Tanzania".

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 15.06.2010   

THE MAKONDE SCULPTURE

Elias Jengo, the author of this article, is currently a professor at the University of Dar es Salaam, Department of Fine and Performing Arts. He is also an internationally famous artist. His major works can be seen in many public places in Tanzania.

Author: Prof. Elias Jengo
Date: 25.12.2009   

ART SET ASIDE AT THE EASTAFAB BIENNALLE

See what you can´t see at the East African Art Biennalle. Read what you can´t read at the exhibition catalogue.

Author: Nadir Tharani
Date: 12.11.2009   

BBC AND PENGUIN: TINGA TINGA CREATED IN KENYA

Of course everybody knows that Tinga Tinga was created in Tanzania and not Kenya. And it took not one year but more than 40 years. Maybe they thought "Tinga Tinga Tales"(TM), the new property of Tiger Aspect Productions?

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 01.11.2009   

TINGATINGA AND THE MOZAMBIQUE MYTH

While the children of E.S.Tingatinga protest against the information in the article of Berit Sahlström that their father was born in Mozambique, the disinformation is still widely spreading over the internet and exhibitions.

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 01.11.2009   

访问中国的坦桑尼亚画家

我的画主要采用线性手法描绘植物、人物、森林、村庄风貌和各种动物。这种风格源自于坦桑尼亚本土的Tingatinga绘画艺术。希望我的作品能够唤起人们对环境的关注和保护。——大卫-姆祖古诺 大卫-姆祖古诺的工作室就在坦桑尼亚达累斯萨拉姆乡下的一个美丽的小村子。生活来源于艺术,来到这里,我就明白了,为什么他的作品表现都是美丽的风景,细腻的线条表达了他对大自然的关注,这是来自他的家乡的深度。

Author: Dr. Libo
Date: 27.07.2009   

NDANDA - THE FINE ART CAPITAL

Ndanda is a small town in south Tanzania, yet it has been birthplace to many Tanzanian artists. The impact of the Benedictine Mission to Tanzanian art is still overlooked.

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 15.07.2009   

ARTISTS LOOK BACK AT NYUMBA YA SANAA

This is article from Sunday Citizen in Tanzania written by Erick Mchome

Author: Eric Mchome
Date: 10.07.2009   

NYUMBA YA SANAA IN A MESS

This is article from Citizen Newspaper about corruption going on in Nyumba ya Sanaa. (The Cultural House). It is written by Ray Naluyaga.

Author: Ray Naluyaga
Date: 09.07.2009   

THE PASSED MATHAMBWE LIVES THROUGH PIUS

Geraldi Mathambwe, one of greatest Makonde masters died in a young age (around 50 years) after long TBC disease. But his work will live through Bernard Pius.

Author: Daniel Augusta
Date: 09.07.2009   

访问中国的坦桑尼亚画家

我的画主要采用线性手法描绘植物、人物、森林、村庄风貌和各种动物。这种风格源自于坦桑尼亚本土的Tingatinga绘画艺术。希望我的作品能够唤起人们对环境的关注和保护。——大卫-姆祖古诺

Author: David Mzuguno
Date: 08.07.2009   

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