Crossword clues for tunga
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tunga may refer to:
Antonio José de Barros Carvalho e Mello Mourão (February 8, 1952 – June 6, 2016), known professionally as Tunga, was a Brazilian sculptor and performance artist. The Art Newspaper called him "One of Brazil’s best-known contemporary artists." In 2005, Tunga became the first contemporary artist to exhibit his work at the Louvre in the museum's history during an installation called "A la Lumiere des Deux Mondes" ("The Meeting of Two Worlds").
Tunga was born in Palmares, Pernambuco, Brazil, in 1952. He died in Rio de Janeiro on June 6, 2016, at the age of 64 after battling cancer for several years.
Usage examples of "tunga".
He came level with the edge of the rock platform, and there was Tungata braced against the far wall, a loop of the rope over his back and shoulder, hauling doublehanded on the rope with the cords standing out in his throat and his mouth open, grunting with the effort.
While you, my dear Tungata, are a sprig of the house of Kumalo, the old robber chiefs of the Matabele, who for a hundred years 258 raided and terrorized the legitimate owners of this land, the Mashona people.
While you, my dear Tungata, are a sprig of the house of Kurnalo, the old robber chiefs of the Matabele, who for a hundred years raided and terrorized the legitimate owners of this land, the Mashona people.
Tungata propped his rifle against a mopani trunk, and opened the knife.
On the cab, Tungata was firing up into the sky, measured controlled bursts, hoping more to intimidate the descending paras than to inflict casualties.
Tungata plumbed it with the nylon rope before Craig began the descent.
Tungata climbed powerfully, but the timberwork shook under his weight.
The two girls were perched on the lower rung, Craig was strapped to the main upright with a loop of canvas under his armpits, and Tungata, in the water beside him, was holding his head, preventing it from flopping forward.
Craig saw that Tungata would succeed in detouring around the road-block, and he ran to head off the Land-Rover.
Tungata pointed to the little group of guerrillas around Comrade Lookout.
The old bridge had collapsed into a heap of shattered concrete already overgrown with lianas, but the rock wall upstream was exactly as Tungata had remembered it and he experienced a pang of nostalgia.
Only then did Craig realize that Sally-Anne had been far-seeing enough to assess the danger and urgency, and that she had landed with the wind behind her, accepting the hazard of the higher approach speed and the longer roll-out in order to be able immediately to turn back into the wind for ber take-off which would be with a full load, and under attack from the paras. On the cab, Tungata was firing up into the sky, measured controlled bursts, hoping more to intimidate the descending paras than to inflict casualties.
The signs that Tungata had noticed at the outer wall, the place where the masonry wall had been opened and resealed with less meticulous workmanship, had led him to the correct conclusion.
At places it was steep and daunting and the troopers, weighted with packs and weapons, glanced nervously over the drop and hugged the inner wall of rock as they edged upwards, but Peter Fungabera and Tungata climbed easily and sure-footed over even the worst places, leaving the escort far below.
The troopers came off the path with transparent relief, and Peter Fungabera looked expectantly at Tungata.