week 02 of 2019

week2 IMG 0895Bread and Butter Issues By Victor Nyakauru

week 01 of 2019

week1 Manyandure Benard Buck Overfed 30x14x18 cm Buck, Overfed By  Bernard Manyandure 

An antelope seated, front legs elongated when compared to the truncated hind legs. The mass of the beast is evident upon first look, the curvature of the medium

Week45

Where is my Head By John Takawira
Stuck between Truths and Beliefs, the figure stands truncated, with a sense of consciousness as an arm searches and scours for where the head used to be. The medium is impeccably sculpted and line differentiates the two different textures in the piece, a rough stipple being present in the figure’s hair. The piece is

week 44 of 2018

week 44 Lieros Helen War Bird Oil on canvas 34 x 63 cm PC 7800War Bird By Helen Lieros
Blended colour and forms in a dreamlike state, the titular bird burns furiously at right as a phoenix does; evocative of revolution and how it cannot be easily thwarted.

week 41 of 2018

week 41 Hlatywayo John Still Life Oil on board 37 x 47 cm 1966Still Life By John Hlatywayo
A bold colour palette. At centre a bowl with three fruits at far right a pedicel is most pronounced. Dark blue notes imbricated from the khakhi- green patch that is rife

week 42 of 2018

week 42 Black Sunlight. Dana Whabira. Dimensions Variable. Neon Light Sound and AnimationBlack Sunlight By Dana Whabira
 What escapes zero volume and infinite density when all implodes to oblivion? The inverse reality generates a blankness beyond measure, alas escapable in its

week 43 of 2018

Ziso re Vanhu By Joseph Muzondo
As the saying goes, the eyes are windows to the soul; the soul itself is an intelligent energy, divided from the spirit, it has personal characteristics that promote

week 39 of 2018

week 39 LiveLive By Munyaradzi Mazarire

You are looking into a mirror; the reflection you see is what you are at that particular juncture in time, the space around you is peripheral and your focus is on the

week 38 of 2018

week 38 Lunchtime by PaoloLunchtime By Paolo
An aquatic bird loops while eating its catch of the day, a fish. Truncated wings rise above the from the bird figure’s back, while the neck slopes rightward towards the

week 37 of 2018

week 37 handover of Dominic Benhura s Peace sculpturePeace By Dominic Benhura

On the 26th of April in 2017, a sculpture by Dominic Benhura, entitled Peace, was donated the National Gallery of Zimbabwe Permanent Collection by the United Nations Development Programme.

week 36 of 2018

mbira by gideon gomo week36Mbira
By
Gideon Gomo

 The artwork is represents a Mbira, which is presented with eleven keys which are in the make of human faces. These human faces

week 34 of 2018

C Charmaine Chitate The March 2 3. THE LIBERATOR 1709The Liberator By Charmaine Chitate
A profile of a cavalry man accosting the people, off camera, infusing an energy of appreciation set forth by the group, as the eye is set in on the action of the events

week 32 of 2018

 week32 2018Heroes Acre Overlooking Warren Park by Andrew Chekerwa

Line as a path of vision depreciates as the eye moves towards the hillock in the background, the center of interest being the Eternal Flame; the spire atop the hill, a symbol that represents the persistence of memory of the Chimurenga or Liberation Struggle. The spear is somewhat suggestive of the local weaponry; the most

week 31 of 2018

week31 2018Beer Drinking by Morgan Musorowembudzi

 In this scene, Hare, Baboon, Lizard and Tortoise go through their libations; to the right, Baboon and Hare make an appeal, a somewhat a solemn case is presented to the two figures off left. Take note of Lizard and Tortoise, recipients to the appellant applications by the formerly

week 27 of 2018

week 27Artwork of the Week by:Tapfuma Gutsa  titled The Blues For Mandela Zimbabwe 1956, Dimensions 71x35x 63cm Mixed Media, part of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe’s permanent collection
This week the National Gallery family celebrate Nelson Mandela Day

week 25 of 2018

week 25 Artwork of the Week is by Kingsley Sambo titled Dance, part of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe’s permanent Collection
An upbeat and colourful composition, Dance, portrays a group of people in a jovial mood as they dance and celebrate together. Dance is one of many ways in which people express happiness and celebration.

week 24 of 2018

week24Artwork of the week is “David and the head of Goliath” by GIOVANNI BATTISTA CARACCIOLO, part of the NGZ permanent collection.
This artwork is part of the exhibition Zimbabwe meets Italy which is currently showing.

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