Fèt Pye Leje Original Painting
From a serie of paintings insired by Haitian Carnival
Acrylic paint on homemade canvas. Unstreched. Unframed.
- Size: 20" x 24" (50 x 60 cm)
- Weight: 0.25 lb (112 g)
The artisan ...
Jacob is a Haitian artist in Port-au-Prince. "A population of artists lives in Haiti" said André Malraux, and painting has always been the privileged medium of expression for Haitian artists. Through the decades, Haitian painting has evolved and diversified, and draws energy from the creativity of street paintors, remaining open to diverse forms of expression, still based on lines and richness of colours.
The visual quality of Haitian paintings is characterized by deliberately faulty perspective effects, the use of vivacious and often flatlined colours, but yet careful attention paid to details both in fore and backgrounds ... read more