George Lilanga di Nyama - Askari Amewabeba - very large!

Description
George Lilanga di Nyama - Askari Amewabeba - very large!
Oil on masonite - Hand signed

Large work! 120 cm x 120 cm!

George Lilanga (1934-2005) was a Tanzanian painter and sculptor. He studied at the Tingatinga Painting School of Dar es Salaam and is also known internationally for his unique pictorial style, characterized by colourful figures and sharp silhouettes, highly dynamic and caricatural. In 1978, he participated in a collective exhibition of African artists in Washington DC. Among the 280 documents presented, approximately 100 were by Lilanga. It was on this occasion that he was compared to Jean Dubuffet. Keith Haring himself stated in an interview that he was influenced by Lilanga's work.

Bought from the artist.

Lot details
Artist
George Lilanga di Nyama
Title of artwork
Askari Amewabeba - very large!
Technique
Oil on masonite
Signature
Hand signed
Period
1990-1999
Condition
Used
Image size
120×120 cm
Sold with frame
No
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