Week 6 of 2017

week 6Woman of the Society By Tapfuma Gutsa
Woman of the Society is a portrayal of a modern strong and confident woman. It is a striking example of the capacity of Tapfuma Gutsa to manipulate any medium to create arresting forms.

Week 5 of 2017

week 5Muonera Pamwe by Happiness Kamudzengerere.

The artwork Muonera Pamwe depicts the upper body of a boy and a girl with their heads joined sharing one eye in the centre.

Week 4 of 2017

week 4Sunrise with a Mermaid by Voti Thebe

Thebe's artwork depicts the beauty of a sunrise in the early morning.  As a source of all light and cosmic power, the brightness of the sun illuminates the planet, making life possible.

Week 3 of 2017

week 3Father’s bull By Victor Nyakauru
Fathers Bull interrogates the long standing African tradition of the passing on of a bull from one generation to another which will protect the family and be used for traditional

Week 1 of 2017

week 1AFRICAN GROWTH BY EDUARDO VILLA
This year, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe turns 60, celebrating this momentous occasion under the theme Brilliant. Shining. Forever!
Villa's work is representative of an idea that was first set in motion over eight decades ago; the establishment of a Museum of Art in Africa. Such was the beginning of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe's journey. African Growth, as self

Artwork of the Week 51

51UNITY MAKES POWER BY CHRISPEN RICE
 Rice speaks of the dynamic relationship between unity and power. Unity is the key to success in any given situation in life. Strength, practically speaking, underlies unity, and whenever people act in unison with one another their strength increases a thousand-fold.

Artwork of Week 50

50INYANGA BY ROBERT PAUL

Paul depicts Mount Nyangani located in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. The mountain is the highest mountain in Zimbabwe. Surrounded by many mysteries the Nyangani is one of many tourist attraction sites in Zimbabwe boasting a diverse flora and fauna.

Artwork of Week 49

49WHEAT BY HELEN LIEROS
 The artwork Wheat depicts a wheat field as its name suggests. Wheat is one of many important soil produces all around the globe. Soil is an essential resource and a vital part of the natural environment from which most of the global food is produced including wheat and other

Artwork of Week 48

Muzondo J War Victim
WAR VICTIM BY Joseph Muzondo.

Conflicts and wars haunt us long after they have been fought. Disability is one of the repercussions suffered by those left behind, be it

Artwork of Week 47

Hear No Evil by Mercy Moyo
Mercy Moyo The artwork Hear No Evil depicts a group of women who seem to be gossiping about a woman who is standing alone and looking very sad.

Artwork of the Week 46

Benhura Dominic Joy Springstone 2005JOY BY DOMINIC BENHURA
 The artwork Joy depicts three children dancing together joyfully. The artwork opens a huge spectrum on ideals of developing values of togetherness as well as tolerance at a young age. This is because children interact with people of different ethnicities, religions, and cultures at schools and playgrounds, which makes it

Artwork of the Week 44

44Demolition By Joan Evans

The image is an abstract depiction of a demolished place. A demolished place is a place that is completely destroyed with torn down buildings and structures.

Artwork of the Week 43

43Salisbury By Fernando Charles.
The image is an abstract depiction of Salisbury. It shows very few building structures in the city. However, since independence, Salisbury now Harare has developed into a much bigger city with new housing projects, new shops and much bigger businesses headquartered in Harare.

Artwork of the Week 41

41DANCING GIRL BY DOMINIC BENHURA

The image depicts a dancing girl, as its name suggests. The girl seems to be happy and free to express herself through dancing. People usually dance as a way of expressing their joy and freedom and the Dancing Girl is expressing her freedom and happiness.

Artwork of the Week 42

42The Vendors By Rose West
Poverty is a scourge that has haunted Africa and the rest of the developing world for centuries. Strategies and theories have been formulated in the fight against poverty.The artwork, The Vendors, depicts a typical scenario of people conducting vending in quest of making a living and alleviating the effects of abject poverty

Artwork of the Week 39

39African Home By PhillemonChipiro
 The artwork depicts a typical African rural homestead as its name African Home suggests comprising of three huts, a kraal and seemingly nearby fields. Shelter

Artwork of the Week 38

38 1FROM WAR TO PEACE BY BIERAO CARLOS
 The artwork, From War to Peace, mirrors a transition from a period of war to a time of peace. This is clearly shown by the mixture of bright colours like yellow which represent peace, love and warmth and darker colours that represent hardship.

Artwork of the Week 37

Roux FrancoisWoman Readingc1927Oil on board 29x40 cmWoman Reading By Francois Roux
 The painting by Francois Roux depicts an old lady reading, which instantly resonates that education never ends. It is not limited by age no matter how old a person is they can still enhance their knowledge through reading and studying.

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