Culture - Painting
  • South African painting fetches US$2m
    12 june 2012 09:05:42
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - The magnificent portrait “Arab” by celebrated South African artist Irma Stern sold for R17 million rand (US$2 million) at an auction in Johannesburg on Monday night. Full text...

  • Arts exhibition opens in Kigali
    21 june 2011 20:53:36
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – A week-long exhibition by young Rwandan painters and other craftsmen has opened in Kigali to mobilize actors from the sector to work with professionalism and promote the export of their products, local sources told PANA on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Paintings stolen from Egyptian museum
    11 march 2009 12:42:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- At least nine paintings have been stolen from a 19th centu ry palace and museum, formerly the residency of the ruler and founder of modern Egypt, Mohamed Ali Pasha. Full text...

  • Malagasy Rabarijaona satisfied of her presence in the Automn Show
    27 october 2008 23:00:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Malagasy artist and painter, Brigitte Rabarijaona, on Mon day in Paris painted a positive review of her first participation in the Autumn s how which ended on Sunday in the French capital. Full text...

  • Congolese artist mounts exhibition in Spain
    23 september 2008 23:09:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Congolese artist and painter, Rhdode Bath-Schéba Makoumbo u, will mount an exhibition of his works from 3 October to 15 November in Bilbao, Spain. Full text...

  • Churchill's painting depicting Moroccan town sold for £250,000
    09 december 2006 19:57:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- A painting that former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, made in Morocco was sold for 250,000 sterling pounds (about US$457,000) in London, sources said here Saturday. Full text...

  • Burkinabe painting exhibition opens in Paris
    07 december 2004 21:52:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A painting exhibition featuring five Burkinabe artists opened here Tuesday. Full text...

  • 20th century American paintings exhibited in Libreville
    12 september 2004 20:42:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- An exhibition of works by 20th Century American painters opened at the US embassy in Libreville, Gabon at the weekend. Full text...

  • Germany to return works of famous Ethiopian painter
    27 march 2004 09:51:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Paintings by renowned Ethiopian painter, the late Gebrechirstos Desta, found in the German city of Munich are expected to arrive here soon and placed at premises refurbished by Germany at the Addis Ababa University. Full text...

  • Early 20th century painting for Addis Ababa University
    12 february 2004 10:55:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University Thursday added to its treasure of historical artefacts an early 20th century painting by a traditional Oromo artist. Full text...

  • Moroccan painter scores success at Paris art fair
    02 november 2003 19:39:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Paintings by Moroccan Ouafae Akesbi are a source of attraction to a horde of visitors at the Paris contemporary art fair, which draws down its curtains Sunday. Full text...

  • African artists exhibit works in Cotonou
    28 october 2001 19:41:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Three African visual artists from Benin, Togo and DR Congo are exhibiting some 50 works in Cotonou, Benin. Full text...



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