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.