Black Paintings(43 items)
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Popular Black Paintings
Signed Original Painting of Pataxo Body Art, "Fight for Nature"$129.99
Working in a bold palette of red, yellow and black, artist Tohõ Pataxo in Brazil recreates the Pataxo style of body painting in this original acrylic on canvas painting. The indigenous Pataxo peoples are struggling to retain both their traditional lands and their cultural heritage. The artist says, "Body painting is a cultural asset of great value to the Pataxó, and represents part of our history, everyday feelings and the sacred. For a long time, the body painting was little used and almost lost. The community is making an effort to recover this tradition."
Monochrome Painting of Woman Making Banku, "Banku lady"$49.99
Working in a monochrome palette of black and grey, Ghanaian artist K. Baka creates this original painting. The acrylic on cardboard composition depicts a woman making , a traditional Ghanaian dish made from fermented corn and cassava dough. It is generally shaped into a ball and served with soups, stews or sauces.
Elephant Theme Mughal Indian Miniature Painting on Silk, "Black Royal Elephant Herd"$29.99
Indian elephants frolic together in this charming miniature painting from Madhur Khandelwal. Four adults are accompanied by babies and all wear the royal silks of the king's stable. Marching against the midnight sky, the proud pachyderms embody the country's Mughal splendor. "Miniature" refers to the incredible details rather than to the size of this work of art.
Indian Original Painting on Canvas Tree of Life in Red, "Before the Break of Dawn"$454.99
Dr. Sneh Gangal of India presents this painting, a technique that combines pen-and-ink drawing with painted shading. The result is a red and white illustration of the blossoming tree of life, rich with birds and flowers on a red background.