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Egyptian, 20th century, male.

Born 1940, in Cairo.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, decorative artist. Decorative motifs. Stage costumes and sets, designs for jewellery.

A pupil at the Académie Julian, the École des Arts Decoratifs and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Georges Doche went on to show his work in several public exhibitions and, in particular, at the Salon des Artistes Indépendants in Paris, as well as at several private galleries in Geneva, Tokyo and London. He had a number of solo exhibitions, including in Paris (...

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Ndebele  

Elizabeth Ann Schneider

Nguni-speaking people of Southern Africa. Historically they are divided into two distinct groups: one, living in Zimbabwe, has been mostly amalgamated into the North Sotho; the other, with a population of c. 330,000, lives on the high plains of Transvaal Province, South Africa, surrounded by such South Sotho people as the Pedi and Tswana. This second group comprises two chiefdoms: ...

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Andrew Cross and Mary Chou

British sculptor, painter and installation artist. Born to Nigerian parents, he grew up in Nigeria before returning to England to study Fine Art in London at Byam Shaw School of Art and Goldsmiths’ College where he completed his MFA. Shonibare’s West African heritage has been at the heart of his work since he started exhibiting in ...