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Julius Njau
Untitled

1987

$5,000

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Artist: Julius Njau – Tanzanian (1961- ) Title: Untitled Year: 1987 Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Sight size: 27.5 x 36.5 inches. Framed size: 29 x 38 inches Signature: Signed, dated lower right Condition: Very good Frame: Framed in original frame. Frame in good condition This colorful painting of figures is by the well-known Tanzanian artist Julius Njau. It is in very good condition and signed “Julius N” and dated 1987 in the lower right. Tanzanian artist Julius Njau was born in 1961 Marangu, Moshi in Tanzania. He attended the Primary School Kilimanja. In 1972, a serious fracture of the leg caused him to spend two years in hospital where he began to paint and his career as an artist commenced. Julius was encouraged by a Finnish radiology specialist who supplied him with material and purchased his works. She also organized his first exhibition in Finland in 1983. The first works of Njau are very representative, inspired by the nature and the traditional aspects of his country. In 1984 his technique changed and his style transformed. Julius Njau paintings are characterised by the interaction of primary colors and the mixture of forms. Julius Njau's artworks works are part of the collection of Osaka Prefecture and Toyama Museum of Modern Art in Japan. They are also in the Frankfurt Museum of Ethnology (fur Volkerkunde), in the ZAK Gallery (Zeitgenossische afrikanische Kunst), Furth in Germany, in the Amos Anderson Helsinki Gallery, Finland, and in the 5th British Museum in England. In 2002, Julius Njau received a Nagoya City Hall Award and in 2003 the Grand Prize at the Toyama Prefecture International Competition at the "Sukiyaki Encounter the World" Poster Design Festival. Julius Njau is President and a founding member of the Marafiki group. EXHIBITIONS 1983 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Amos Anderson Museum, Helsinki, Finland 1984 'Group Exhibition' Gallery of Denmark 1985 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Danish Volunteer Training Centre, Tanzania 1985 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Tynset, Norway 1985 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Gallery of Sweden 1986 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Danish Volunteer Training Centre, Tanzania 1987 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1988 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Vogue Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya 1988 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Centre culturel francais, Nairobi, Kenya 1989 'Julius Njau One Man Show' National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya 1990 'Into the Nineties' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1990 'Portraits of Kenya' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1991 'Gallery Artists' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1991 'The Custodian's View' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1991 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Nairobi Safari Club, Kenya 1991 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Nagoya City Network Centre, Nagoya, Japan 1991 'Julius Njau One Man Show' National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya 1991 'Julius Njau One Man Show' The German Culture Centers, Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Kenya 1992 'Julius Njau One Man Show' International Gallery, Madrid, Spain 1992 'Through the Artists' Eyes' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1992 'Rafiki wa zamani' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1992 'Kenya Art Panorama' Centre culturel francaise, Nairobi, Kenya 1993 'Jan.-Feb. Exhibition' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1993 'End of the Year' Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1996 'Group Exhibition' Osaka Triennale, Osaka, Japan 1996 'Julius Njau One Man Show' National Museum of Kenya, Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya 1996 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Bokushin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 1996 'Foreign Artists' Exhibition '96' Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan 1996/7 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Nara, Japan 1997/8 'Group Exhibition' Osaka Triennale, Osaka, Japan 1998 'Group Exhibition' Doyusya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 1998 'Group Exhibition' Osaka MunicipalMuseum of Art, Japan 1998 'Group Exhibition' Hokutopia, Japan 1998 'Group Exhibition' Niigata Prefectural Civic Center, Japan 1998 'Group Exhibition' Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, J apan 1998 'Group Exhibition' Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan 1999 'Julius Njau One Man Show-The Wings of Kilimanjaro- Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan 1999 'Group Exhibition' Gallery Zak, Germany 1999 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Der Drechtston Salon, Holland 2000 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -Vereniging voor- Beeldende Kunstenaars, Dordrecht, Galerie Dordt/VBKD, Holland 2001 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -The Wings of Kilimanjaro- Osaka Prefectural Museum of Art Osaka, Japan 2001 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -The Wings of Kilimanjaro- Gallery Mai, Tokyo, Japan 2002 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Osaka Prefecture Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan 2002 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -Beat of African Earth- Gallery Milieu, Tokyo, Japan 2002 'Tachikawa International Art Festival' Tachikawa City, Tokyo, Japan 2002 'Group Exhibition' -Foreign Artists Exhibition- Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan 2002 'Group Exhibition' Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan 2002 'Received the Nagoya Mayor's Prize' Nagoya, Japan 2003 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Osaka Prefecture Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan 2003 'Group Exhibition' Nagoya Internationl Center Nagoya, Japan 2003 'Julius Njau One Man Show'-Sukiyaki Meets The World- The Wings of Kilimanjaro 2003" at Art Gallery Kichi-ya in Fukuno-cho.Toyama,Japan 2003 'INTERNATIONAL POSTER TRIENNIAL IN TOYAMA' THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Toyama, Japan 2003 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -Varjo- Galleria Hyvarisella, Finland 2004 'Group Exhibition' Gallery Jin Nagoya, Japan 2004 'Group Exhibition' Gallery Haku Osaka, Japan 2004 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -Vereniging voor- Beeldende Kunstenaars, Dordrecht, Holland 2004 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -Varjo- Galleria Hyvarisella, Finland 2004 'Julius Njau One Man' Show Osaka Prefecture Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan 2005 'Group Exhibition' Nagoya Internationl Center Nagoya, Japan 2006 'Julius Njau One Man Show' -Varjo- Galleria Hyvarisella, Finland 2006 'Group Exhibition' Setsuyosha Art Gallery, Niigata, Japan 2006 'Group Exhibition' Gallery Jin, Nagoya, Japan 2006 'The 7th Itami Size-0 Prize Exhibition', Itami City Art Gallery, Hyogo, Japan 2006 'The 13th Public Subscription Exhibition', Woodcarving Folk Art in Oya - The Figure of Life in Hometown Hyogo, Japan 2006 'Group Exhibition' Nagoya International Center, Nagoya, Japan 2006 'The 18th Shinwa Art Exhibition' Tsuyama City Culture Exhibition Hall, Okayama, Japan 2007 'Group Exhibition' Matsuzakaya Gallery, Nagoya, Japan 2008 'Group Exhibition' Fukuoka - Museum of Art, Japan 2008 'Group Exhibition' Museum of Art, Toyota City, Japan 2008 'Julius Njau One Man Show' Museum LaiLai, Spain 2008 'Group Exhibition' Setsuryosya-Museum of Art, Niigata, Japan 2009 'Transnational Art 2009, Contemporary Art Exhibition' Osaka Prefecture Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan 2009 'Group Exhibition' Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan 2009 'Duo Exhibition'-The Wings of Kilimanjaro- Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan 2009 'Group Exhibition'-friendship- SOHO art gallery, Osaka, Japan 2009 'Duo Exhibition'-The Wings of Kilimanjaro- Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan 2009 'INTERNATIONAL POSTER TRIENNIAL IN TOYAMA' THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, Toyama, Japan 2009 '2F Exhibition Hall, Niikawa Mirage Hall, Toyama-ken, Japan 2009 '1F Communication space A, WING WING TAKAOKA, Toyama-ken, Japan 2009 'Duo Biennale Exhibition JAA GALLERY (Ginza, Tokyo) Japan 2010 'Duo Hino Traveling Exhibition Hino Civic Hall (Hino city, Tokyo) Japan 2010 'Duo Tsuru Traveling Exhibition Tsuru Lyceum (Tsuru city, Yamanashi) Japan 2010 'Duo Kikukawa Traveling Exhibition Kikukawa City Central Public Hall (Kikukawa city, Shizuoka) Japan 2011 'Duo Exhibition "Black & white" Higashi Nagoya National Hospital, 2011/2012 Group Exhibition, Norbertellen Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A 2011 'Duo Gallery Ginza, chuo-ku, Tokyo Japan 2013Group Exhibition, Norbertellen Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A 2014 Julius Njau Group Transnational Art Exhibition, Museum Osaka, Japan 2015 'Aichi Art Bruit Exhibition' Aichi prefectural museum of art, Nagoya, Japan 2015 'Spectrum Miami 2015 Art Basel Week U.S.A 2016' Aichi ARTBRUT Exhibition, Aichi Arts Center , Nagoya Japan 2017 'Yurakucho Asahi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2017 Julius Njau Exhibition Gallery westle castle Nagoya, Japan, 2018'Aichi Art Bruit Exhibition Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya Japan 2018 'Showa-ku Peace Art Exhibition, Nagoya City Museum 2018 'Duo Exhibition "Spirit of Friendship" Higashi Nagoya National Hospital, Japan 2019 'Duo Exhibition "Looking at the World" Higashi Nagoya National Hospital, Japan 2019 'Duo Exhibition "Views of the World" TAIJI HARADA Art Museum, Nagano, Japan 2019 Julius Njau Exhibition Gallery westle castle transcultural encounter, Nagoya, Japan 2019 'Aichi ARTBRUT Exhibition, Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya PERMANENT COLLECTIONS: Julius Njau, Permanent Collection of Osaka Contemporary Art Center Museum, Osaka, Japan, 1996 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection of Osaka Contemporary Art Center Museum, Osaka, Japan, 1997 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection of Toyama Modern Art Museum, Toyama, Japan,2009 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection of Toyama Modern Art Museum, Toyama, Japan, 2003 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection, Museum fur Volkerkunde, Frankfurt, Germany, 1986 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection, Museum fur Volkerkunde, Frankfurt, Germany, 1988 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection, Museum fur Volkerkunde, Frankfurt, Germany, 1988 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection, Museum fur Volkerkunde, Frankfurt, Germany, 1988 Julius Njau, Permanent Collection, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan, 2002

Details

  • Creator
    Julius Njau (1961)
  • Creation Year
    1987
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Width: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    The painting and frame are in very good condition.
  • Gallery Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: PM10312020-31stDibs: LU66636993762

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