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New art, New Audiences

An installation of Ugandan food stuffs traverse themes of culinary traditions and communal dinning at a cultural exhibition by Ugandan post graduate Student in Norway ART | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI  There is no limit to what art can be, made out of or represent within the scope of contemporary art. A recent …

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The extraordinary at Strokes of Splendor

Godfrey Banadda and Kizito Maria Kasule showcase masterly skills in painting in a two-man Show ART | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Three paintings of nude figures in charcoal black will seize your attention on entry to the Umoja art gallery. Each of the three nubile females pose elegantly with their naked bodies …

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Form and Fantasy

Artists explore the intersections between figurative and formal abstraction and the realm of imagination in group show. ART | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | You will feel absorbed when you encounter the works of Kaleab Abate, Emmie Nume, Salome Muleta, Daniel Atenyi, Sherie Margaret Ngigi and Kidane Getau. The six artists are showcasing …

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Investing in art

It is often considered an activity only for the wealthy. Karabo Morule would disagree SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | After leaving a career in banking, the actuarial graduate immersed herself in art investment and now works as an art advisor, guiding art lovers and investors at some of Africa’s biggest art …

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BIC launches virtual art gallery in Africa

Move aims to foster youth creativity through art ARTS | AGENCIES | BIC, the French manufacturing corporation of disposable items, renowned for its dedication to nurturing youth creativity has introduced a groundbreaking initiative by unveiling its inaugural art gallery in the Metaverse in Africa. The metaverse is a loosely defined term …

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Globally recognised crafts from 10 African countries

The list provides a glimpse into the remarkable diversity and vibrancy of African crafts, highlighting just a few examples from the continent’s rich artistic heritage. SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | Africa’s artistic tapestry is as diverse as its people. Africans breathe life into art and craft, with every stroke …

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Uganda painter featured at Art Dubai 2024

Samuel Kakaire work is true to the tradition of icon painting in its attention to detail ART | AGENCIES | Afriart Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of Ugandan modernist painter Samuel Kakaire at Art Dubai 2024. The presentation is part of the fair’s curated section ‘Art Dubai Modern’. …

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