Expressionist Paintings from Central America(51 items)
Welcome to the Expressionist Paintings from Central America Gallery at NOVICA.
Boni Oil on canvas paintings
"Today, most of my paintings have been inspired by things I've experienced. Part of my theme is the poverty in which many campesinos are submerged."
"I was born on May 14, 1962, one of six children. My father worked in the fields. I remember I went to school, but only for one year. My family couldn't afford to keep me in... read more
Popular Expressionist Paintings from Central America
Upward Climb Expressionist Painting, "Ladder"
A ladder stands tall in a fallow field, reaching toward a glowering sky. Stretching laboriously, one rung at a time, a woman in traditional dress struggles up the ladder to the prize at the top – a single piece of bread. "The bread represents the effort it takes to get food in my country," says artist Bonifacio Maxia Cutzal, who signs his work as "Boni." He depicts the woman with an elongated torso and oversized feet, stylizations peculiar to his artistic identity. The canvas used is especially thick.
Titled "Escalera" in Spanish.
Original Signed Costa Rican Fine Art Flame Flower Painting, "Flower in Leaf"$497.99
Bright in the afternoon shadows, flame flowers cluster on verdant vines where dewdrops pose on leaves. This evocative work of art depicts the flame flower, or that flourishes in the tropics. Sharing her love of nature and her passion for art, Sylvia Fournier works in mixed media for this painting. She calls her technique "photo art," digitally printing one of her original photographs on canvas, then painting over parts of it with acrylics, pastels, chalk and marking pens.
Titled "Flor en Hojas" in Spanish.
Original Signed Costa Rican Fine Art Flower Painting, "Beneath the Water"$309.99
Flowers seem to sway underwater, propelled by gentle currents in a cool, clear brook. Daughter of a prominent ecologist and his artist wife, Sylvia Fournier shares her deep love of nature in this elegant painting. She calls her technique "photo art," digitally printing one of her original photographs on canvas, then painting over parts of it with acrylics, pastels, chalk and marking pens. The result is mesmerizing.
Titled "Bajo el Agua" in Spanish.
Antigua de Guatemala Signed Painting Limited Edition, "Calle de las Animas I"$124.99
"Antigua de Guatemala is a very inspiring city. Its cobbled colonial-style streets tirelessly attract tourists - national and international. The city is guarded by the impressive Volcan del Agua, which can be seen from any angle one is situated in," explains Boni. He shares the beauty of this beloved city as he expertly paints with oil on canvas.
Titled "Calle de las Animas I" in Spanish.