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Original Mixed Media Painting from Africa, "Point of No Return"

byEmmanuel Atiemoh Yeboah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (13)
Reaching an arm behind her, a young mother steadies the child she carries on her... more

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Reaching an arm behind her, a young mother steadies the child she carries on her back. She wears traditional batik attire, although she has migrated to the city. Emmanuel Atiemoh Yeboah poses a dilemma affecting Ghanaians as their country becomes more urbanized. Working with simplified line and exquisite silhouette, he creates a dramatic image of haunting beauty. "First and foremost, I assemble my working tools, after which I sketch images on the calico cloth," Yeboah explains. "With the sketches done, I sprinkle red and green oil paints on the calico cloth to give it a simple colorful background. I then cut out particular places I intend to replace with cloth, which are later glued together. Afterwards, I dry and frame my collage work."

This work of art comes in a frame of tweneboa wood.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • Frame: 48 cm H x 33 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Frame: 19" H x 13" W x 0.8" D
  • Artwork: 28 cm W x 44 cm H
  • Artwork: 11" W x 17.25" H

  • Mixed media on calico
  • Arrives framed
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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13

Kirsten

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07/13/2021

"Beautiful!"

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My daughter-in-law loved this mothers day gift!

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Norma

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09/01/2020

"Picture"

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Very Nice

Best Uses

  • Wall hanging

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Amanda

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03/10/2020

"Special piece of art"

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I just received The Lost Fishermen and I love it. This artwork arrived quickly to the United States and looks just like the photo online. It is beautiful up close and from a distance, and draws lots of attention from visitors. Definitely worth the purchase.

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Amanda

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03/10/2020

"Beautiful piece of art"

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Love the artwork Good Akan Mother. It arrived quickly to the United States and looks just like the picture online. I also like that it is signed by the artist. I will definitely be investing in a glass frame to protect this beautiful work!

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RK

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02/19/2020

"The Face says it all"

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To Be Alive/Awake is stunning batik. This is art outside the box. Thanks so much for your creativity!

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Lisa

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11/03/2019

"Beautiful item"

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I love this beautiful piece of folk art. It reminds me of the strength and beauty of women. Thank you!

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Emmanuel Atiemoh Yeboah has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to stock up on calico, batik fabrics and other materials to create new works.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Job Creator

Job Creator

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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