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DianiGallery

Visitors enter a world of creativity, colour, stories and versatility

Colours  The place to go in Diani

made from a largely random collection of scrap metal car parts,” he says. I take a closer look and am surprised at the level of detail the artist has managed to achieve in recreating the human form through the use of scrap metal and a welding torch. His works are truly artistic. Elsewhere in the gallery I see biographies of artists from a wide variety of places including Ethiopia,

Sudan, Tanzania, Zanzibar and South Africa. It really is a panAfrican display.

Contemporary

Coast art 

Reuben says the gallery’s chief aim is to offer a space for artists, art lovers and patrons alike to promote contemporary African art locally and internationally. “We have found new homes for many wonderful pieces we

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have exhibited at the gallery,” he says. “Some of our clients send us images of their chosen pieces in their homes and offices. This makes us really proud and happy. Again, we have won ambassadors to support our creative talent abroad.” The Diani Beach Art Gallery is nothing if not on trend when you consider the growing awareness of African art in recent times. I spent an extraordinary morning learning about contemporary African art in an environment that was never less than inspiring. This place is a ‘must see’ destination when visiting Diani Beach.

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540 Magazine - Issue 13  

540 Magazine, Issue 13, May 2014. 540 is the inflight magazine of Fly540, Africa's low cost airline. Published by Land & Marine Publications...

540 Magazine - Issue 13  

540 Magazine, Issue 13, May 2014. 540 is the inflight magazine of Fly540, Africa's low cost airline. Published by Land & Marine Publications...