This collection of cute paintings depict the women of the Islands: beautiful, proud and colorful!
- Acrylic paint on homemade canvas
- Framed on 1/2" homemade wood frame
- Local artisans use recycled cloth and recycled wood for their paintings. Expect imperfections, which are part of the artwork, thus every piece is unique.
- Each measures 8 x 10 inches (20 x 26 cm)
- Shipped from Montreal
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"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