Papua New Guinea:Stamps on Pioneer Arts

\"\"The PNG Post has issued a set of stamps featuring works by Mathias Kauage, an exuberant painter and a founding figure of Pacific modern art from Papua New Guinea.Mathias Kauage drew fantastic creatures inspired by Chimbu myth, scenes of Moresby town life and political events. He produced major paintings around Papua New Guinea\’s Independence in 1975.

The stamp set contains the following images:K1.05 – Pilot flying an airplane K5.00 – First Missionary K5.00 – Trainee pilot at training K7.00 – Air Niugini\’s AirbusThe souvenir sheet features Parachute man and the sheetlet illustrates Air Niugini\’s Airbus transporting passengers to and from Papua New Guinea.

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