Articles tagged 'art'

Benhura showcases biggest local solo exhibition 15 March 2019 Internationally-renowned stone sculptor Dominic Benhura says at 51 he has to show the world of art how refined he has become, hence his solo exhibition which opens today at Amanzi Restaurant in Chisipte, Harare.
'Blood Relatives' exhibition at NGZ 2 November 2018 HARARE – The Zimbabwe Annual Art Exhibition returns to the National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) on December 13, featuring new artworks from emerging, mature and reputable artists within the borders of Zimbabwe and the Diaspora. Running under the theme “Blood Relatives”, the Zimbabwe Annual Art E...
Maseko wants lift on Gukurahandi paintings ban 4 April 2018 BULAWAYO - It's exactly three years since visual artist Owen Maseko lost his fight to exhibit the controversial Gukurahundi-inspired paintings at the Bulawayo Art Gallery. Before the Supreme Court issued its order in April 2015, instructing the renowned artist to pull down his paintings — poli...
One million Zimbabweans on ARVs 3 August 2017 HARARE - At least one million people — including youth and children — are now on anti-retroviral treatment (Art) in Zimbabwe, up from around 800 000 a year ago, latest statistics have revealed. Zimbabwe — a largely Christian country with a 13 million-plus population — is among the countries in...
Grace turns executor for Cde Chinx house 3 May 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday stunned many when she turned executor over the estate of wheelchair-bound Dick “Comrade Chinx” Chingaira, allocating his Mabelreign home to his first wife — Patricia. The veteran musician, who is visibly battling deteriorating health, was flanked by h...
Bryn Mteki conquers fashion, art world 11 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's African Roots Music singer and world renowned stone sculptor Bryn Taurai Mteki aka Sekurutau said after 16 years of touring the world through exhibitions and showcases he has decided to finally settle at home. And he has done a number of investments including acquiring of o...
Art back in the black 9 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed diversified group, Amalgamated Regional Trading (Art), has returned to profitability after recording losses in the past few years. The group's chairman, Thomas Wushe, yesterday said Art achieved a $1,9 million profit in the full year to September 2016 co...
CUT student to hold Art exhibition 10 October 2016 HARARE - A Chinhoyi University of Technology student, Munashe Chimhavi, is set to hold an art exhibition in Harare titled “Shrines of my bosom”. The 23-year-old student said the exhibition, to be held at Maestro Restro Gallery in Highlands, will showcase various genres of art through illustrat...
Byers decries lack of recognition 10 October 2016 HARARE - Visual artist Arthur Byers, 23, is prepared to do “anything” to put his works into the limelight. Despite the fact that his art pieces have been sold in Zimbabwe and elsewhere in the world, Byers has been frustrated by his failure to attain recognition in his homeland. “I haven't b...
Mangena's piece is Artwork of the Week 5 September 2016 HARARE - This week's chosen Artwork of the Week at the National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe (NAGZ) is Marvelous Mangena's painting, “Inspiration from a bass player”. It is a post-independence celebration providing a reflection on the tremendous role played by jazz music in the struggle by black pe...
I have a strong voice: Gilmore Tee 6 June 2016 BULAWAYO - Our Bulawayo reporter Jeffrey Muvundusi spoke to Bulawayo socialite Gilmore Tee Moyo. Q: Who is Gilmore Tee Moyo? A: I am a social entrepreneur, curator, host, arts facilitator, public relations consultant and global citizen who has a strong passion for sustainable development, h...
'Object of Desire' exhibition opens 4 June 2016 HARARE - A controversial exhibition opened in Harare on Wednesday dubbed Object of Desire showcasing the human body in its natural form. The exhibition is by Darius Mutamba, a final year student at the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT). In attendance was German Ambassador to Zimbabwe,...
Govt urged to invest in arts education 21 April 2016 HARARE - Artists have generally welcomed the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) initiative but insist that a similar intervention must also be introduced to prop up the arts. Stem, which seeks to educate students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineer...
Art restructuring pays off 3 March 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed diversified group Art Corporation (Art) says its restructuring exercise has started paying dividends after the company recorded growth in turnover and sales volumes in four months to January this year. Art chief executive Tapiwa Ameer told shareholders a...
ART appoints new CEO 1 February 2015 HARARE - Amalgamated Regional Trading Corporation (ART) has appointed Tapiwa Murad Ameer as chief executive following the resignation of long-serving Richard Zirobwa. His appointment is with effect from next month. Prior to his new appointment, Ameer was the group's chief operating officer ...
Art seeks $3,5 million 6 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed group Art Corporation (Art) is seeking nearly $3,5 million for recapitalisation. The diversified concern is currently raising funding for capital expenditure in order to improve manufacturing efficiency in its factories and improve its product quality, w...
Tsholotsho villagers wary of MSF pull out 6 July 2014 HARARE - People living with HIV and tuberculosis (TB) patients in rural Tsholotsho who have been benefiting from the Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Spain programme are panicking over the imminent departure of the organisation that had transformed their lives. MSF Spain which supplies HIV and T...
ART posts $1,2 million loss 9 June 2014 HARARE - Distressed stationery and battery maker Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART) incurred a $1,2 million loss in the half year March 2014 compared to $286 000 profit realised in prior comparable period. During the period under review, revenue went down 7,5 percent to $14 million from $15,2 ...
Zim artistes need funding 11 November 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe has been hailed by many commentators as having a lot of talent in the arts. When one considers the situation in which most arts and culture promoters and practitioners operate, one can appreciate why it is generally accepted that the country has immense talent. There are m...
Art's investment deal with FNB flops 10 June 2013 HARARE - Art Holdings Limited (Art) s negotiations over a new investment in its battery venture with JSE-listed First National Battery (FNB) have flopped. …negotiations which have been subject of cautionary statements in recent months have been discontinued, the group s secretary Frank Muk...
Art, FNB deal pending 23 May 2013 HARARE - Embattled Art Corporation (Art) says it expects to conclude negotiations with a new investor, reportedly South Africa (SA)-based First National Battery, before year end. The group s chairperson Passmore Matupire said the deal, aimed at increasing the company s battery-making subsidiaries...