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These PDFs have been reconstructed and illustrated from Alex Tavares's original press archives. They span the height of his career from 1965-72, from his profound impact on the Nairobi art scene to his early years in Canada.

Interview with Alex Tavares- Teacher, painter and sculptorl discusses his art and influences.

Tribute from Alex Tavares' first one-man Nairobi exhibition
by Wilfred R. Maciel
December, 1965

"A monumental painter of ideas"
by E.P. Njau; The Sunday Nation
17 December, 1967

"Searing surrealism"
author unknown; The Reporter, Nairobi
29 December, 1967

"East Africa's only master of surrealism"
by S.I. Clerk; The East African Standard
16 August, 1968

"Tavares art exhibition has powerful effect"
by Katie Fitzrandolph; The Regina (Canada) Leader-Post
17 May, 1969

"Drape Series"
by Kay Kritzwiser; The Globe & Mail (Toronto)
11 March, 1972

Click here for the selected Web listing PDF of Alex's one-man exhibitions, dating back to 1961.

"Click here for the selected Web listing PDF of group exhibitions, dating back to 1957.

Click here for the complete PDF of his commissioned works.



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