Expressionist Paintings from West Africa(162 items)
Welcome to the Expressionist Paintings from West Africa Gallery at NOVICA.
Seth Alifo Original paintings
"In this art field I have faced a lot of challenges… I'm still hopeful. I am going to create annual exhibitions for artists in my country, and nurture the young ones on the importance of art."
Popular Expressionist Paintings from West Africa
Nature-Themed Expressionist Painting in Green from Ghana, "Cooperation"$54.99
Separated by water, two trees connect their branches, as if holding hands. Ghanaian artist Stephen Dede-Bamfo paints this scene, depicting the two trees against a background of green in an expressionist style. Says the artist, "We need each other to survive in this life. We can achieve great things in life when we work together."
Signed Music-Themed Expressionist Painting from Ghana, "Melody"$69.99
Playing a small drum, an African musician is the subject of this painting from Ghana. K. Baka creates this composition, using a stark black hue against a white background to depict the musician in an expressionist style. This painting arrives within a silvery mat board passe-partout.
Brown Expressionist Painting of an African Mother from Ghana, "Beloved Son"$124.99
With this painting, Ghanaian artist Alex Mensah tells a story: "After years of childlessness, God smiles on her and blesses her with a son. Out of gratitude, she adores him and carries him wherever she goes." Mensah paints this scene in an expressionist style, primarily utilizing hues of brown to depict the mother as she balances a pot on top of her head, her child slung over her back in the traditional fashion.
Acrylic on Canvas Portrait of African Woman, "Ideal Woman"
Hoping to one day open a small school to teach children about art, Ghana's Samuel Lartey creates vibrant original artworks. In this appealing portrait, a beautiful West African woman is partially hidden among colorful plantain leaves. Lartey uses acrylics on canvas to render the scene.