Tadesse Mesfin: Pillars of Life

Contemporary &, October 28, 2020

[...]  An exhibition of Ethiopian modernist artist Tadesse Mesfin, which will mark Mesfin’s first-ever European solo show. On view from 28 October until 15 November 2020 at Cromwell Place Gallery 7, London.


Tadesse Mesfin (b. 1953) is a giant of the Ethiopian art scene. He holds a unique position as both a figurehead of the Ethiopian modernist movement, and as a long- time educator through his role as a professor at the influential Alle School of Fine Art and Design in Addis Ababa. Among the generations of painters he has taught are Addis Gezehagn, Ermias Kifleyesus, Merikokeb Berhanu and Tesfaye Urgessa. [...]

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