Culture Naif Paintings(22 items)
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Vicente Simaj Original paintings
"I am extremely grateful for God's many blessings. He has given me hope and new energy… I never gave up and I never will. Life is a question of attitude."
"I'm Margarito Vicente Simaj Yat. I was born in 1940 in the lovely town of San Antonio Ilotenango. I... read more
Popular Culture Naif Paintings
Signed Naif Painting of Rio de Janeiro from Brazil, "Rio Favela II"$519.99
In conversation with her own body of work, Brazilian artist Coelha paints this composition to depict a magnificent vista of Rio de Janeiro. Framed against the blue waters of the ocean, the iconic duo Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain overlook a painted with a naif style that emphasizes simple forms and vibrant colors. Coelha paints with a unique blend of sensibilities, resulting in this must-have piece of art. in Portuguese.
Signed Folk Art Painting of a Guatemalan Procession, "Procession of Guilds"$119.99
Gathered in a religious procession through the streets of Ilotenango, Guatemala, local townspeople honor their patron saint, San Antonio Abad. Vicente Samaj paints this folk art composition, capturing the colorful nature of the revelers against the lush landscape of Guatemala. in Spanish.
Signed Oil Painting of Maya Woman Weaving, "Maya Weaver"$87.99
Surrounded by colorful yarns, a Maya woman is weaving on a backstrap loom in this original painting from Antonio Coche in Guatemala. She wears a traditional blouse and her long braid is wrapped with ribbon. Coche renders the scene in brilliantly colorful oils on canvas.
Naif Folk Painting of Maya Women Working at Home, "Life in My Village"$184.99
The whole family gathers in the yard for a day of work and fellowship. Seen from above, Maya women work together to create their incomparable textiles. Two weave on backstrap looms with another prepares the warp threads. A companion spins the yarn and a young boy winds it into balls. At the same time, the barnyard turkey forages with her chicks in this charming painting by Angelina Quic.
Titled "Vida en mi Pueblo" in Spanish.