• Short Summary

    AN EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY TWO GHANAIAN ARTISTS HAS OPENED AT THE ARTS CENTRE IN ACCRA.

  • Description

    1.
    LV BUCKNOR SPEAKING.
    0.12

    2.
    SV MAN LISTENING.
    0.14

    3.
    SV BUCKNOR AND PEOPLE LISTEN. (3 SHOTS)
    0.27

    4.
    SV WOMEN LOOKING AT PAINTINGS.
    0.33

    5.
    SV MR. ADOM-AMPOFO.
    0.43

    6.
    SV GIRLS AND OTHERS LOOKING AT PAINTINGS. (2 SHOTS).
    0.56

    7.
    SV PEOPLE LOOKING AT PAINTINGS. (4 SHOTS).
    1.08

    8.
    SV OTEBIL.
    1.21

    9.
    SV PAINTINGS. (2 SHOTS).
    1.26

    10.
    SV PEOPLE LOOKING AT PAINTINGS. (7 SHOTS).
    1.53



    Initials JSU/VS/JH/PF



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AN EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY TWO GHANAIAN ARTISTS HAS OPENED AT THE ARTS CENTRE IN ACCRA. ON SHOW THERE IS THE WORK OF MR. K. ADOM-AMPOFO OF ESSUMEGYA IN ASHANTI AND MR. J.F. OTEBIL OF ABURA DUNKWA IN THE CENTRAL REGION.

    SPEAKING AT FRIDAY'S (21 JUNE) OPENING CEREMONY WAS DR. BUCKNOR OF THE GHANA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. HIMSELF AN ARTIST, DR. BUCKNOR SAID THAT AFRICAN CULTURE HAD WON THE ADMIRATION OF THOSE WHO UNDERSTOOD AND APPRECIATED IT.

    THOSE WHO DO NOT UNDERSTAND IT, HE ADDED, TENDED TO LOOK DOWN ON IT AS PRIMITIVE.

    AFTER THE SPEECHES THE GUESTS WENT ROUND TO INSPECT THE EXHIBITS.

    MR. ADOM-AMPOFO BEGAN HIS ART STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT KUMASI IN 1964 AFTER TRAINING AS A TEACHER. AMONG HIS WORKS ON DISPLAY ARE PAINTINGS OF VILLAGE SCENES.

    MR. OTEBIL TRAINED AS AN ARTS AND CRAFTS TEACHER AT THE WINNEBA SPECIALIST TRAINING COLLEGE. HE EXHIBITED A CARVED GIRAFFE AT THE FIRST GHANA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR IN FEBRUARY LAST YEAR AND THE CURRENT EXHIBITION INCLUDES SOME OF HIS LATEST CARVINGS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABWOSNXDQRRE2YMIR8YVV9ZBW7
    Media URN:
    VLVABWOSNXDQRRE2YMIR8YVV9ZBW7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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