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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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