• Short Summary

    WORKS BY DUMILE, AN AFRICAN ARTIST OF OUTSTANDING TALENT WHO HA NEVER BEFORE SHOWN IN LONDON, HEADS A LIST OF CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, SCULPTURES AND RELIEFS WHICH ARE CURRENTLY BEING EXHIBITED IN LONDON'S GROSVENOR GALLERY.

  • Description

    WORKS BY DUMILE, AN AFRICAN ARTIST OF OUTSTANDING TALENT WHO HA NEVER BEFORE SHOWN IN LONDON, HEADS A LIST OF CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, SCULPTURES AND RELIEFS WHICH ARE CURRENTLY BEING EXHIBITED IN LONDON'S GROSVENOR GALLERY.THE EXHIBITION OPENED TODAY, AND WORKS INCLUDED ARE ALSO BY ARTISTS FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA, THE USSR, HUNGARY, ISRAEL, ITALY, SOUTH AFRICA, THE UNITED KINGDOM, AND THE USA.

    DUMILE, WHO IS 27, WAS BORN IN CAPE PROVINCE AND WAS EDUCATED AND TOOK TO PAINTING WHILE LIVING IN CAPE TOWN AND JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA. HE STARTED HOLDING EXHIBITIONS IN 1963.

    DUMILE IS PASSIONATELY INTERESTED IN JAZZ, WHICH IS SAID TO SUSTAIN HIM AND BE HIS SOURCE OF INSPIRATION. HE IS EXHIBITING A NUMBER OF DRAWINGS IN THE EXHIBITION INCLUDING ONE ENTITLED "THEMES FOR BLOKES".

    FROM ISRAEL, NISSIM MERKADO, WHO NOW LIVES AND WORKS IN PARIS, IS EXHIBITING CARVED SCULPTURES.

    AMONG THE ARTISTS FROM THE SOVIET UNION ARE OSCAR RABIN, WHO STUDIED AT ART SCHOOLS IN MOSCOW AND RIGA AND LATER AT THE MOSCOW ACADEMY OF ART, AND ERNST NEIZVESTNY, A ONE-TIME PARATROOPER IN THE SOVIET ARMY WHO HAS WON AWARDS BOTH FOR BRAVERY AND FOR ART.

    IDA BARBARIGO, FROM ITALY, IS EXHIBITING A NUMBER OF PAINTINGS. SHE COMES FROM A FAMILY ASSOCIATED WITH THE ART WORLD IN VEHICLE SINCE THE RENAISSANCE.

    ALSO INCLUDED IN THE EXHIBITION ARE WORKS BY CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S BEST SURREALIST POET-ARTISTS, JIRI KOLAR. HIS COLLAGE OBJECTS INCLUDE "A PEAR AND AN APPLE".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9RXYN6V3WHX0C7S969ZO323OU
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RXYN6V3WHX0C7S969ZO323OU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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