Animal Themed Paintings from West Africa(87 items)
Welcome to the Animal Themed Paintings from West Africa Gallery at NOVICA.
K. Baka Paintings and batik art
"For my paintings, many a time I see them in dreams and visions before I actually paint them. So in the morning I organize my materials and start painting."
“I have now been working with Novica for 15 good years. I call it good because indeed the past 15 years have been full of good opportunities.
“Aside from seeing a change in my business, I have also seen a change in the way I do things and my level of... read more
Popular Animal Themed Paintings from West Africa
Signed Modern Painting of a Zebra from Ghana, "Zebra"
In simple white shapes, the stripes of a zebra take form at the center of this composition by Ghanaian artist K. Baka. He paints this amazing composition in a modern style, framing the image of the zebra against a multicolored, abstract background. Says the artist, "Life is like a Zebra; there are white and black stripes on it. When you are on a white stripe, walk slowly and enjoy it. When you are on a the black stripe, raise your collar, open your eyes, and run fast as you can to get to a white one. But remember there is always a white stripe after a black one."
Signed Painting of an Elephant from Ghana, "Elephant in Sunset"
Silhouetted against the white light of the setting sun, an elephant raises its trunk towards the sky in reverence. Ghanaian artist K. Baka paints this scene of African wildlife, framing the elephant against a sky of vibrant orange and yellow. This painting arrives in a blue mat board passe-partout.
Signed Hippo Painting with Printed Cotton in Blue from Ghana, "Hippopotamus Blue"
This painting by Ghanaian artist K. Baka celebrates the beauty of African wildlife. Its body made from blue cotton clothing with printed vine motifs, Baka's subject lowers its head to feed. The artist works in a modern style where the hippo's legs and head are depicted in with painted dot motifs.
Signed Mixed Media Painting of a Deer in Blue from Ghana, "Deer Blue"
Featuring a face, horns, and legs with colorful dotted designs, an African deer features a body made of cotton with traditional printed motifs in blue and black. Ghanaian artist K. Baka creates this mixed media composition for a simple, yet striking addition to your home. This painting arrives in a red mat board passe-partout.