Celebrated TV talk show host Jeff Koinange coughed up a whooping Sh 1 million for a painting by Jak Katarikawe.
This was during the exhibition of paintings by the Ugandan artist that opened on August 31 through December at the Nairobi Gallery, next to Nyayo House. The painting titled Dream is a semi-abstract oil on canvas that tells the story of an elephant that went on safari and on coming back, found his best friend with his wife in bed.
Speaking to the Nairobian, Jeff Revealed that he has been collecting art by Jak Katarikawe for years. “Amazing stuff!” he added.
He also posted a photo on twitter hanging out with the legendary artist. He tweeted: Hanging out with the GREAT Artist, Jak Katarikawe at his latest exhibition at the Old PC’s office..Smmmmokin!
Check out the painting