Untitled

Artist

Henry Tayali

Catalogue
91
Material

Oil on Board

Dimensions

33 x 45cm

Date

Acquired 1972

About the artwork

Interior scene including many figures. The artist has used vibrant colours and a cropped composition; the figures are depicted in close-up, which gives the viewer the sense that they are inside the scene.

About the artist

Henry Nkole Tayali (born Zambia, 1943 -1987) created paintings, sculptures and prints. As president of the International Association of Artists in Zambia, he had a pivotal role in the cultural and artistic development in Zambia, and worked tirelessly to raise the profile of indigenous African arts and crafts.