Small Cubist Paintings from West Africa(34 items)
"I believe that art serves as a means of individual expression and a potential visual expression of the African continent."
"I was born on the 23rd of December, 1980 at Accra, in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Indeed art has been part of my life, not merely a desperate move to find... read more
Popular Small Cubist Paintings from West Africa
Modern Cubist Painting from West Africa, "Tradition Goes On"$249.99
"This painting portrays Ghanaian men wearing the traditional " artist Gordon Amponsah explains. "The ntoma is a traditional cloth that men of Southern Ghana wrap around their bodies. They sometimes wear it with matching hats." The young Ghanaian artist works in bright color closures to depict the men and presents the painting in a Manila board passe partout.
Expressionist Mixed Media Painting of Man's Face, "Single Focus"$399.99
With a nod to the traditional West African folk art form of string art, Frank Coffie in Ghana creates this unique mixed media painting. The artist incorporates green and yellow cotton yarns into the oil on canvas composition of a man's face.
African Multicolored Cubist Painting of People from Ghana, "African Dress"$179.99
A woman and a man stand side-by-side in this sophisticated painting from Ghana. Gordan Amponsah paints the subjects with rainbow-colored clothing in the cubist style against a background of beige, adding copper rings for the woman's earrings.
Colorful Cubist Acrylic on Canvas African Painting, "Subtle Look"$139.99
Ghanaian artist Daniel Nana Yaw Arthur-Baidoo incorporates a cubist style in this original acrylic on canvas painting. One wary eye casts a sidelong glance from an abstracted and incomplete face. Despite the sense of detachment created by the artist's style, the look is somehow compelling. A rich and vibrant color palette adds to the painting's appeal.