Multicolor Paintings from Central America(120 items)
Welcome to the Multicolor 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 Multicolor Paintings from Central America
Signed Painting of Village Cottages from Guatemala, "Paths of My Village"$264.99
Framed against an impressive Guatemalan mountain range, a pair of village cottages is depicted in this painting by Hugo Pichaya. He paints this scene in a folk art style for a touch of serenity to any home. Says the artist, "Guatemala is a beautiful place to get inspired. In each tiny corner, there is a marvelous landscape. We are surrounded by nature, volcanoes, mountains, flora, and fauna; we are very fortunate. I try to transmit this in my pieces." in Spanish.
Guatemala Village Life Signed Limited Edition Painting, "Returning from the Fields"$89.99
"This painting depicts life in my village - the way mothers look after their children is reflected in the caring way they look after their dogs. Many times families will share what little they have with their pets," says Boni from Guatemala. "The woman with her back to us represents the friends we meet on the street, whereas the guy sitting watching the world go by represents those who don't lift a finger when they see someone in trouble - for example he can see the woman is carrying all that firewood and doesn't help her. But, the woman and child don't mind; they keep walking, getting on with life, struggling toward a better future." Boni paints with oils in the style that is known as Comalapa Naïf.
Titled "Regreso del campo" in Spanish.
Folk Art Painting of a Cultural Festival from Guatemala, "The Flying Pole in Chichica..."$109.99
Gathered in front of the church in Chichicastenango, Guatemala, local townspeople enjoy a tradition known as or "the flying pole." Inspired by pre-Hispanic traditions, the flying pole is a performance where dancers swing from ropes atop a giant pole. Vicente Simaj paints this folk art composition, using his work to capture the culture and history of his country. in Spanish.
Signed Colorful Cityscape Painting from Guatemala, "Road to Escuela de Cristo"$134.99
In this calm and beautiful impressionist painting, Victor Mayor presents a view of a street in the city of Antigua Guatemala, leading to the famous Escuela de Cristo church visible at the far end. In the distance, a volcano watches over the city. Says the artist, "The neighborhood of Escuela de Cristo is one of the places that I like the most in Antigua Guatemala. My family and I always go to visit the church, because we can share many things there and have a good time." in Spanish.