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Press Releases from Hamburg Mawingu Collection (HMC) (2 total)

George Lilanga: A very rare opportunity

George Lilanga still considers also 15 years after his death as one of the most significantly contemporary African artists. Now a very rare opportunity presents to acquire one of the most important late works of the artist. At the October 8, the big-painting Village at the lake is for sale in a big Africa auction with Bonhams in London. The painting belongs to the late favourite works of the artist. Lilanga

Art Exhibition Hamburg Art Week 2012 presents George Lilanga: Inside…Africa… …

George Lilanga (1934 – 2005) was born in the Makonde area of Northern Mozambique. In the beginning of the 1970s he came to Dar es Salaam/Tanzania where her started his artist career at Nyumba ya Sanaa (House of Art) founded by the Maryknoll sister Jean Pruitt. In the following over 30 years he became one of the most important contemporary African artists. His works are established in the spirit world

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