Biua by Mario Gerth

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  • Biua by Mario Gerth
  • Biua by Mario Gerth
  • Biua by Mario Gerth
  • Biua by Mario Gerth

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"Contrary to the elaborate face-painting of their husbands, women of Karos (Ethiopia) use less makeup but they content themselves with decorative scars, chains oaf cowrie shells and beads, fruit or vegetable fibbers.

The bright view of Biua, this young Karo Woman struck me instantly. I asked her husband for permission and was allowed to photograph her.

In the big bright eyes of this young girl, I discovered a deep hidden sense of all the beauty of Africa. In them the vastness of the savannah reflects the modesty of life and the fortitude of a nomad of the savannah of Africa."

- Mario Gerth.

As a licensed partner of Mario Gerth Photography, we are proud to present original prints portraying his journey through Africa.

All prints are printed on Hahnemhle paper and lead time is approximately 10 days. Please note that this is for an unframed print, however we are able to frame this piece at request.

These original prints come complete with a Signed Certificate of Authenticity and include a story behind the portrait. Mario Gerth is an incredible German photographer who has travelled to more than 65 countries across 5 continents in pursuit of his passion. He has witnessed civil war, poverty, dictatorship and violence but more often he has been guest in a world that is characterized by natural beauty. His images pay homage to Africa and the African people and depict a world were dignity and elegance is etched on the faces of the people, where pride shines out in the eyes from the young child to the old man. The images breathe a diversity and naturalness missing from the Western world. Gerth's photography has been shown in International exhibitions and published in numerous magazines including Time Magazine who named him a world changer.


Available unframed in 3 sizes:

SML - 60 x 90cm

MED - 105 x 70cm

LGE - 120 x 80cm

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