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GALLERIES: Food for thought is a feast for the eyes - 3 months ago, 12 Oct 17:26

By: Frank Whalley

Peter Ngugi likes his food — and it features heavily in his latest exhibition.

Bread, fish, yoghurt and to wash it down Fanta or Coke; all appear in paintings on the walls of the One-Off gallery in Nairobi.

For Ngugi, food is a metaphor for the interactions that mark our daily lives, and, at its most pointed, for corruption; for those who eat.

As a painter he is blossoming, like the flowers he loves to paint as yet another symbol of gains through graft.

Over the past couple of years, Ngugi has developed from making mouse pad-sized pictures of wildlife to a strong if subtle voice highlighting society’s ills. And he is doing so on a huge scale, many of the figures in his current show being at least one-and-a-half times life-size.

These new paintings can be enjoyed on two levels; for the stories they tell and for their formal qualities; the drawing and compositions, ...
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