Aboudia Abdoulaye Diarrassouba popularly called Aboudia is noted for his large-scale, heavily layered, brutally energetic paintings that combine an innocence and spontaneity with the portrayal of a dark interior world. He knew how to draw in his days and that prompted him to study art and mural-painting at the Centre Technique des Arts Appliqués de Bingerville.
Africa has a wealth of safari and wildlife holiday opportunities for those seeking to experience nature and wildlife at its peak. Whether you go deep bush in Etosha National Park or follow the big cats in the Maasai Mara, a trip into the wilderness will touch your hearts and souls. These top destinations are redefining the African safari, start planning your safari holiday now.
Nii Hylton is a Ghanaian painter who left his home country to pursue a career in art in the year 2004. He studied Graphic Design and Painting at the Ghanatta College of Art and Design, and later went on to attend the Truman State University in Missouri, United States where he studied Visual Communication. Although Nii has been developing his craft in Black art paintings before leaving for the United state.
Ghada Amer is an Egyptian-born American painter, sculptor, illustrator, performer, garden designer, and installation artist. She went to United States at age 11 and had her education at Villa Arson, EPIAR Nice where she studied painting and received her MFA in 1989, and the Institut des Hautes Etudes en Art Plastique in Paris. Her work explores and expresses the submission of women to the tyranny of domestic life, the celebration of female sexuality and pleasure, the incomprehensibility of love, the foolishness of war and violence, and an overall quest for formal beauty.
For couple looking for solitude after their big day, South Africa honeymoon is the best place to stay in Africa. South Africa has a number of exotic locations where you can spend your honeymoon. From fine dining splendour to a camp-inspired suite with spectacular safari views to forest hideaways and grand hotel lobbies and pools, you’re guaranteed a luxurious stay for each day no matter which place you choose.
The Quirimba’s Archipelago, Mozambique’s coolest Holiday and Honeymoon destination. With up to 32 stings of islands, Quirimbas Archipelago is filled with diverse beach resorts and hotels, sea grasses, sandy and rocky shores habitats which serves as an important feeding areas for turtle, crab plovers and migratory birds. Whales lives in the deep diving channels, dolphins and turtles breed on isolated sand banks and African Fish Eagles constantly scan the mangrove swamps. Landing in Pemba by flight from Mozambique gives you access to the archipelago.
Chéri Samba is one of those self taught painter through whom urban sign art was given international recognition. Chéri Samba is a billboard painter and a comic artist based in Kinshasa. He is the son of a blacksmith father and his mother a farmer who got his breakthrough from the exhibition Les Magiciens de la Terre ( Curator : Jean Hubert Martin) at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in 1989.
Noureddine Daifallah is a calligrapher and a teacher of fine arts in Marrakech, Morocco. He attended Marrakech School of Arts where he studied sculptor, although he had passion for painting. His works shows the fusion of contemporary art with traditional Arabic calligraphy which creates an interesting mix of his new and old works.
Mauritius arguably Africa’s wealthiest destination is a beautiful island with tones of many places to visit. Port Louis, the modern capital of this 38-mile by 29-mile island, is a bustling port with a revitalized waterfront and a busy market. Mauritius is an island with rich mix of people of different descent including African, Chinese, Indian and European, with various cultures and traditions that flourish in peace to create a colourful, multicultural society.
Namibia nicknamed the Land of the Brave is situated on the southwestern coast of Africa and bordered on the north by Angola and Zambia, on the east by Botswana, and on the east and south by South Africa. It is a country popular for its desert, sand dumes and safaris. Namibia is a tourist destination that you don’t necessarily need a visa to visit as far as you don’t stay beyond 90 days. For more information contact a Namibian Embassy nearest to you.
Algeria is located in Northern Africa and bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in north, Tunisia in northeast, Libya in east, Morocco in west, Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali in southwest, and Niger in the southeast. Algeria is the largest country in Africa continent by land area and almost four times the size of Texas.
With honeymooners all looking for different things while on their vacation of a lifetime, some find they want a vacation filled with action while others just want to soak in the rays of sun and relax. For those who are looking for romantic getaway, MARRAKECH in Morocco is an ideal destination; with its hypnotic and magical atmosphere straight out of the Arabian Nights.
Kenya is officially known as the Republic of Kenya, an African country and a founding member of the East African Community (EAC). Today I bring to you highlights of some interesting, informative, and educative facts about Kenya. The Great Rift Valley, which crosses several East African countries, is an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south and it is said that the earliest evidence of human being was found there. This forms an important site for the study of human evolution.
Wisdom “Wiz” Kudowor is a prominent Ghanaian contemporary visual artist. To some, he is known as a trans-cultural visionary. He studied fine art at the College of Art at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi and graduated with a first class honours degree in fine arts in 1981.