Abstract Paintings from West Africa(61 items)
Welcome to the Abstract Paintings from West Africa Gallery at NOVICA.
"In my studio I work according to the dictates of my mind, even if it looks odd. I'm always ready to make a mistake knowing full well that is nothing but a light in the darkness of ignorance."
"I was born on October 1st, 1960 in the Osun State of western Nigeria. I... read more
Popular Abstract Paintings from West Africa
Multicolored Abstract Painting from Ghana, "Strong Women"$239.99
Paying homage to strong women around the world, Ghanaian artist K. Baka paints this composition in an abstract style. Colorful tones dominate the canvas, depicting the profiles of women wearing head scarves. Says the artist, "A strong woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely. Her tears flow just as abundantly as her laughter. A strong woman is both soft and powerful. she is practical and spiritual. A strong woman in essence is a gift to the world so lets appreciate them."
Abstract Painting from Africa, "Come In"
Memories from his days in the National Service spent in northern Ghana serve as inspiration to David Mawunya Charway. "The people of this area are very hospitable!," confides the Ghanaian artist. "I especially recall the architectural style of the region and its dry withered trees during Harmattan season." Every year, from November to March, the "African trade winds" of Harmattan blow dry and dusty from the Sahara to the Gulf Guinea. At their strongest, they can blow all the way to North America.
Signed Abstract Painting in Yellow from Nigeria, "Movement"$457.99
"Allow the movement and be focused on whatever area of your life you deem necessary," says Nigerian artist Mukaila Ayoade. He paints this composition, which depicts abstract clouds of yellow, and brown for a modern addition to your home decor.
Signed Acrylic on Canvas Music-Themed Painting, "Delightful"$1,129.99
Holding a stringed instrument and a bow, hands emerge from a cloud of color and light. Seth Alifo in Ghana paints the original acrylic on canvas artwork, using an abstract expressionist style and a vibrant color palette. The artists muses that, "the harmonious flow of music is so magical; solacing and amending every soul, everywhere."