• Short Summary

    A BRAZILIAN AND AN AFRICAN ARE EXHIBITING THEIR LATEST PAINTINGS IN DAKAR, FOLLOWING THEIR CONSIDERABLE SUCCESS IN THE RECENT FIRST WORLD FESTIVAL OF NEGRO ARTS.

  • Description


    NATIONAL THEATRE EXHIBITION HALL - TIBERIO AND SEKOTO WORK AND TALK TO MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS.




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    Background: A BRAZILIAN AND AN AFRICAN ARE EXHIBITING THEIR LATEST PAINTINGS IN DAKAR, FOLLOWING THEIR CONSIDERABLE SUCCESS IN THE RECENT FIRST WORLD FESTIVAL OF NEGRO ARTS. TIBERIO, WHO WAS BORN IN BRAZIL, HAS MOUNTED THE JOINT DISPLAY WITH HIS FRIEND, THE SOUTH AFRICAN PAINTER SEKOTO.

    TIBERIO WAS BORN IN RIO DE JANEIRO - HE CAME TO FRANCE IN 1948. HE WAS EXHIBITED IN SEVERAL COUNTRIES, INCLUDING ITALY, MOSCOW, IVORY COAST, MALI AND SENEGAL. HIS FIRST SENEGALESE EXHIBITION WAS FOR THE WORLD FESTIVAL ON NEGRO ARTS - HIS LATEST TAKES PLACE IN THE DANIEL SORANO NATIONAL THEATRE. A RECENT VISIT TO THE SENEGALESE PROVINCE OF CASAMANCA HAS INSPIRED 14 WORKS IN OIL, AND 34 DRAWINGS AND GOUACHES. HIS PAINTINGS EXPLORE THE WORLD OF COLOUR AND MOVEMENTS, REMINISCENT OF THE JEWELLED VARIETY OF THE TRADITIONAL AFRICAN FRESCOES AND MURALS.

    SEKOTO WAS BURN IN THE TRANSVAAL, IN THE LITTLE VILLAGE OF MELBURG. ORIGINALLY A TEACHER, HE DEVOTED HIMSELF WHOLLY TO PAINTING AFTER SUCCESS IN HIS COUNTRY OF ORIGIN. HE LEFT FOR FRANCE IN 1947. AFTER A PERIOD OF RE-ESTABLISHMENT, DURING WHICH HE CONTRIBUTED LIKE TIBERIO TO SEVERAL EXHIBITIONS OF WRITERS AND ARTISTS IN PARIS AND ROME, HE MADE HIS FIRST TRIP TO WEST AFRICA FOR THE WORLD FESTIVAL OF NEGRO ARTS. HIS PRESENT EXHIBITION CONTAINS 16 OILS AND 26 DRAWINGS AND GOACHES, INSPIRED AGAIN BY THE PROVINCE OF CASAMANCA.

    THE JOINT EXHIBITION WAS OPENED BY THE SENEGALESE MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6YHLXX1JTGU4CKL8AEDG2J6BJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6YHLXX1JTGU4CKL8AEDG2J6BJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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