Primary or Jewel Colors Paintings from West Africa(26 items)
Welcome to the Primary or Jewel Colors Paintings from West Africa Gallery at NOVICA.
"I believe that art serves as a means of individual expression and a potential visual expression of the African continent."
"I was born on the 23rd of December, 1980 at Accra, in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Indeed art has been part of my life, not merely a desperate move to find... read more
Popular Primary or Jewel Colors Paintings from West Africa
Colorful Ghanaian City Scene Original Painting, "Road Sharing"$287.99
Okaishie in Usshertown is a one of Accra's earliest neighborhoods and one of the most densely populated. Joseph Kobina Prah depicts a city street crowded with cars, trucks and buses. Thronging the sidewalks, pedestrians spill out into the roadway in the urban gridlock.
Bright Expressionist Painting of a Mother and Child, "Greatest Love"$419.99
Pausing in her daily shores, a woman plays the flute to the delight of the baby she carries on her back. Erasmus Anyetei Odoi works in cheerful colors in a tribute to mothers everywhere. "I would like to tell the world to appreciate the kind help from our mothers," the Ghanaian artist says. "A mother's love for her child is considered the greatest love of all. This has been my experience with my mother and other close female relations throughout my life."
Colorful Original Painting of Three Ghanaian Women, "Cooperation"$74.99
White ducks paddle lazily in the river where three industrious women seek water and firewood. Cooled by early morning mist, the trio enjoys a familiar camaraderie, accustomed to cooperation in everyday tasks. Stephen Dede-Bamfo depicts the Ghanaian friends in bright colors, giving his canvas a hint of naif style.
Original Signed Painting of a Woman and Her Child at Sea, "Dependable Mother"$1,809.99
The sun is still low on the horizon as a young mother puts out to sea. She must arrive at her destination before the heat of the day overwhelms them. By Seth Alifo, this beautiful painting revels in jewel-like colors as transparent ribbons ripple across the images. "I depict a mother with her child on her back at sea, showing the extent a mother will go to in order to fend for her children," the Ghanaian artist explains.