Signed Cubist Painting of a Fertility Doll from Ghana, "Akuaba"
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Carved from wood and given to women hoping to bear children, an akuaba doll represents an important part of African culture. Nii Dodoo paints a composition in a cubist style, depicting the female figure of the doll in the foreground, surrounded by disjointed and colorful designs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.