We have been given to know Tanzania, already a few years ago.
In the wanderings made in this corner of Africa, TINGATINGA
painting we was appealed all first by vivid and naive side.
The naive style in Tanzania is called TINGATINGA
This is the family name of first artist this naive art painter. Edward Saīd TINGATINGA
man is originally from southern Tanzania.
Lack of means in which lived his family has not allowed it to have a primary school full. It has emigrated (on the death of his mother in 1952) of Tanga Region in Tanzania, where he worked in a plantation of sisal for support to its needs, as well as for its own.
In 1960, Edward
thus called it on colloquially, because said was that of his father and TINGATINGA
that of his grandfather. The chance was given to come and work for a Dar Es Salaam, where one of his cousins submitted as individual Cook!
Nothing liability to this way of life, as was an excellent musician and traditional dancer.Edward
and his friends seize all opportunities to exhibit on Dar es Salaam, where that group name
of Msasani village (where it was best known).
died at the age of 40 years of an incident with the road police.
His career will have lasted only 4 years (from 1968 to 1972); he will have time to form 5 students and after his disappearance, these students have formed in turn of other disciples.
AT present, school popular painting TINGATINGA
works actively and represents between 400 and 500 painters in the Tanzania. This is a unique case in the art popular yesteryear spontaneously, and developed by the single will a community.
This pictorial art treasure TINGATINGA
is enriched in the years with innovations made by each, and these disciples do not lose the transmission of the techniques that is done orally on the heap.
All works are prima facie an air of family quite pronounced, but closer more is discerned also custom invoices.
We are also later local crafts. This approach will enable us to make known the this corner African artists, and why not introduce Exchange
The network of artists and artisans in some areas, allows us to offer you sets originals and leaders of culture.
Our prices are studied in way that everyone can afford.