Acrylic Abstract Paintings from West Africa(155 items)
"Paintings should not be seen solely as art work, but also as mirrors that reflect everyday life."
Popular Acrylic Abstract Paintings from West Africa
Blue White and Yellow Abstract Painting from Ghana (2019), "Cultural Ceremony"$919.99
Says Ghanaian artist Edward Adeniran, "Africans have very unique cultural heritage that distinguishes us from the rest of the world. We must protect and preserve our heritage." In tones of black, blue, yellow, and white, intricate abstract motifs decorate the canvas, evoking traditional African designs. In the center of the canvas, two figures with pots atop their heads can be made out.
Abstract Painting from Africa, "Come In"
Memories from his days in the National Service spent in northern Ghana serve as inspiration to David Mawunya Charway. "The people of this area are very hospitable!," confides the Ghanaian artist. "I especially recall the architectural style of the region and its dry withered trees during Harmattan season." Every year, from November to March, the "African trade winds" of Harmattan blow dry and dusty from the Sahara to the Gulf Guinea. At their strongest, they can blow all the way to North America.
Signed Abstract Painting in Black and Beige from Ghana, "Reflection"$249.99
A field of beige gives way to black, featuring beautiful, expressive strokes of the brush in this original abstract painting from Ghana. "Reflection is a part of creation," muses Ghanaian artist Robert Osei Anim, inspired by the way the world will reflect in a body of water. He paints the complex composition with circle motifs on either side of the canvas, making a thoughtful and striking addition to any home.