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Why Tanzanian artists are not celebrated at home
Various works of art by Tanzanian artists. Photos/Caroline Uliwa  By CAROLINE ULIWA Fine art in Tanzania dates back 40,000 years as seen on the rock paintings in Kondoa, Mbulu, Iramba, Singida, Mara and Bukoba. They are the earliest dated rock paintings in the world. In spite of their rich heritage, Tanzanian’s today seldom buy fine art from local artists.  I solicited opinions from various stakeholders in the fine art industry in the country. Historically, art was not collected for its [...]