Modern and Freestyle Paintings(25 items)
Welcome to the Modern and Freestyle Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
Popular Modern and Freestyle Paintings
Although she seems to wear an exotic hairdo and make-up, the young woman is actually embraced by a rabbit whose features merge with hers. Jacira Baptista's strong line traces an elegant but enigmatic pen and ink portrait. "The rabbit woman has that quantum capacity of running fast while always listening," that artist confides. "She can remain connected with the world around her without letting it interfere with her freedom." Titled "A Lebre" in Portuguese.
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Intricate Abstract Painting by a Javanese Artist, "Myth"$239.99
Inspired by themes of traditionalism and modernism, Javanese artist Reza Dwakiss paints this abstract composition. Hues of white, blue, yellow, and black are painted in acrylic, while pictographs and writing are done in permanent marker, depicting various figures and a cityscape. Says the artist, "This painting tells us about the transition/degradation of traditional village community trust towards modern, sophisticated society. These are myths that are still believed in the lives of rural communities that transition into modern society, so there are many pros and cons."
Modern Ink Painting of an African Woman from Ghana, "Getting Ready II"$449.99
Performing a dance for the gods, a young African woman wears bright beaded necklaces and a waist wrap. Ghanaian artist Dio creates this composition, using ink on cardboard to create intricate designs and numbers that evoke technical blueprints. This painting features a stark contrast between the subject and her background.
Signed Abstract Modern Painting from Java, "Inner Child"$104.99
This painting by Javanese artist Reza Dwakiss reminds us all that no matter how old we get, we are still children inside. Reza paints in a modern style, surrounding an abstract, childlike figure with signs and words that represent the trappings of adult life. Says the artist, "In my daily life , I meet a lot of adult people that indeed have the souls of children. Childlike thoughts and actions are reflected in their daily behavior."