Culture Impressionist Paintings(51 items)
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Popular Culture Impressionist Paintings
Acrylic on Canvas Painting of Hellenistic Buddha, "Buddha Vision"
Artist Rawat Vongla of Thailand works in acrylic on canvas to create this original composition, which features the Greco-Buddhist representation of Buddha. The Hellenistic influence on images of Buddha can be seen in the idealistic realism of the figures, the draped clothing so typical of Greek statues, and the curled hair which is representative of the Mediterranean. Vongla uses a muted palette of purple, rose, blue and green to create a dream-like feeling.
Signed Painting of Two Men on a Farm from Ghana, "Two Paddies"$289.99
Embracing each other, two longtime friends look out over their farmland together. Ghanaian artist K. Baka paints this composition in a style that blends impressionism and expressionism, using broad strokes of the brush to capture the beauty of the setting sun. He says "...making a hundred friends is not a miracle; the miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side, even when hundreds are against you."
Original Impressionist Gandhara Buddha Painting, "Intelligence"
This intriguing and atmospheric acrylic on canvas painting is by Thai artist Rawat Vongla. The artist recreates an ancient Greco-Buddhist statue in hazy shades of rose, green and brown. The statue was one of the first representations of Buddha (1st - 2nd century AD), and was excavated at Gandhara, Pakistan. Such early Hellenistic interpretations, such as the figure's draped, toga-like garment, point to the Greek influence on depictions of the Buddha from that point onward.
Impressionist Painting of African People from Ghana, "To the Market"$99.99
Two women walk with a child, carrying pots atop their heads on their way to the market in this candid depiction of everyday life in Africa. Ghanaian artist Andy Isong paints this piece in the impressionist style, working with muted brown colors against a blue and beige background.