segunda-feira, 17 de novembro de 2008


Beautiful cover just received, with a commemorative mini-sheet on. Its name is "Works of Art from The National Museums (Baya)"
"Baya Mahieddine was born on Dec. 12th, 1931 at Bordj el Kiffan in Algiers. Orphan when she was five, Baya of her true name Fatma Haddad, had never gone to school and was brought up by her grand mother in the biggest misery. When baya was 10 years old, she was spotted by a French young lady name Elisabeth Benhoura. Baya considered this young lady as her adoptive mother and went to live with her in Algiers. There, Elisabeth provided her with paper, pencils and gouache (...)
Baya passed away on November 9th, 1998 after she had left more than 50 years of artistic selected works."
Courtesy of Zine!