Thursday, May 5, 2016

New Ideas From Original African Art

Ideas have origins.

African motifs and shapes, originally deep expressions of spiritual beliefs and religious tribal practices, have taken on an independent life.

Their intrinsic elements of lines, colours, patterns and structures have engaging powers on their own. Their have magnetic attractions even isolated from their original contexts.

I am thrilled to look at the varieties of styles and ways of how contemporary creative individuals use traditional african art elements to spring off works of their own.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

African Art Takes Centre Stage With Picasso

Imagine Picasso being influenced by African Masks!

African Sculptures

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Nature Has A Rhythm

A regular beat, always in time. Simple.

The imagination takes over. Add in colour and texture.

Give the combination a variation in stress and intensity.

Let it have the vibration of skin and wood and metal.

And the human voice. And the touch of the hands.

Now listen to the...
natural rhythm...

African Folk Music Fused