World Festival of African Art -Senegal 1966

World Festival of African Art -Senegal 1966

The First World Festival of African Art was held in Dakar, Senegal from 01 to 24 April 1966. Senegal issued a miniature sheet of Four stamps to commemorate this event. The Miniature sheet was issued on 02 Apr 1966. The arts featured on stamps are

15f – Sculpture, Nigerian Wood Carving

30f – Music, Kora Instrument ( 21-string lute-bridge-harp)

75f -Dance, Antelope Headpiece

90f – Ideogram

MS FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ARTS
SENEGAL MS 1966 -IST WORLD FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ART

 

Sculpture by Boris Schatz – Stamps of Israel 1972.

Sculpture by Boris Schatz – Stamps of Israel 1972.

Boris Schatz (23 Dec 1866 – 23 Mar 1932) was a Lithuanian Jewish artist and Sculptor. He settled down in Palestine and is known as “Father of Israeli Art “.He also founded the Bezalel School of Art in Jerusalem.

Israel issued a stamp in his honour on 07 Mar 1972. The stamp featured his sculpture “The Scribe”. A FDC is listed.

ISRAEL FDC SCRIBE SCULPTURE
ISRAEL FDC SCRIBE SCULPTURE 1972

 

Miniature Sheet on National Museum Iceland -2005

Miniature Sheet on National Museum Iceland -2005

Iceland issued a Miniature Sheet on National Museum of Iceland on 13 Jan 2005. The Miniature sheet features Artefacts from the museum and printed in offset Lithography and embossed. The Print quantity is 300,000.

ICELAND NATIONAL MUSEUM MS
ICELAND NATIONAL MUSEUM MS 2005

Stamps on Modern Architecture -EUROPA 1987– Greece-Delphic Light

Stamps on Modern Architecture -EUROPA 1987– Greece

The theme for EUROPA 1993 was Contemporary Art. 35 participating countries issued 74 stamps on this common theme. Greece issued a set of two stamps on the theme. The stamps were issued on 04 May 1987.

130 Dr – “Delphic Light” by G Sklav. Gerasimos Sklavos (1927-1967) was a well known Greek Sculptor working mainly with large dimension Sculptures. It is considered one of the most incredible works of Modern Greek Sculpture and is erected in the garden area of “Amalia”Hotel at Delphi.

GREECE EUROPA
GREECE EUROPA 1987- MODERN ARCHITECTURE

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Jumeirah Archaeological Sites were first excavated in 1969. This site dates back to 9th & 11th Century AD, today owned and managed by Dubai Cultural and Arts Society. Pottery, tools and Coins unearthed here are displayed in Dubai Museum. It is a tourist attraction.

FDC UAE ARCHAELOGICAL SITES 2013
FDC UAE 2013 – JUMEIRAH ARCHAELOGICAL SITES

Stamps on Shiva & Vishnu Temples – Triangular Stamps of Thailand -2005

Building Gables – Triangular Stamps of Thailand -2005

Thailand issued a set of Four triangular stamps in a  strip of five se-tenants on Building Gables on 04 Aug 2005. These stamps feature Architecture, Cave Temples and Sculptures.

5 Baht – Scripture Library at Wat Phra Sing at Woramahawihan.

5 Baht -Uposatha Hall at Wat Khao Bandai It. (Temple in Caves in Phetchaburi)

5 Baht – Phra Prang at Wat Phra Phai Luang.12th or 13th Century Temple built by Angkor King and dedicated to Vishnu.

5 Baht – Prasat Phanom Rung. It is a Hindu Khmer Temple complex set up on an extinct Volcano at 402 metres in Buriram Province of Thailand. It is a Shiva Temple

THAILAND SCULPTURES
THAILAND SCULPTURES 2005

 Stamps on Monuments – Europa 1978 -Isle of Man

Stamps on Monuments – Europa 1978 -Isle of Man

The theme for EUROPA 1978 was Monuments. 58 participating countries issued stamps on this common theme. The Isle of Man issued a set of stamps on the theme of Monuments. The stamps were issued on 24 May 1978 and featured tombstones. 30 countries issued 65 stamps on this theme. The three 6 pence stamps were issued in a strip of three and three strips were issued in one sheet. The tombstones featured on stamps are

Wheel-headed Cross Slab

Celtic Wheel-cross

Keeil Chiggyrt Stone.

A Sheet with 9x 6 pence stamps is listed.

ISLE OF MAN EUROPA 1978
STAMPS OF ISLE OF MAN EUROPA 1978-MONUMENTS -TOMBSTONES