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Africa Imprint: Art from Africa and the Diaspora

February 14, 2013 to April 6, 2013

Indigo Arts presents a selection of artwork from African and the African diaspora. The exhibition includes paintings, prints and sculpture by artists from Brazil, Botswana, Cuba, Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania. The exhibit reflects both the diversity of work from the African continent and the rich trans-Atlantic tradition of African descendants in the New World. Featured artists include Xhose Noxo of Botswana, Jose Borges of Brazil, Alejandro Lazo, Manuel Mendive and José Montebravo of Cuba, Gerard, Payas, Prospere Pierre-Louis and Louisiane Saint-Fleurant of Haiti, Cartoon Joseph and George Thairu of Kenya, Yinka Adeyemi and Twins Seven-Seven of Nigeria, and Mohamed Charinda and George Lilanga of Tanzania.

Yinka Adeyemi (1941 -), Oshogbo, Nigeria
SKU: Adey-11

2006
Glass beads on plywood
(24" h x 24"w)

$3500

David Osevwe, Oshogbo, Nigeria
SKU: Osev-1

2000
Glass beads on plywood, w/ frame
(13" h x 25"w)

$1,200 $1,080

David Osevwe, Oshogbo, Nigeria
SKU: Osev-3

2012
Glass beads on plywood
(23 3/4" h x 12"w)

$1,200 $1,080

SKU: MS/D1301

Sequins and beads on fabric
(42 x 32 1/2) c.2013

$ 850

The Osun Grove
SKU: Adey-9

2005
Batik on paper
(23 1/2" h. x 17 1/2"w.)

$850 framed

Tilling the Soil
SKU: Tinga26

c.2010
Oil enamel on canvas (30" x 35 1/2") (76cm x 90cm)

$800

Diablito #2 Javier Gonzalez Gallosa
SKU: Gallosa-2

Javier Gonzalez Gallosa (Cienfuegos, Cuba),
Acrylic on Canvas (24 x 20), 2003

Price includes frame

$ 850 $680

COIFFURE MA LUMIERE - TRESSE TISSAGE DEFRISSAGE - Hair Sign
SKU: BS-384

by Romain, Togo, c.2005
Oil paint on plywood with wood frame - two hinged panels (51 1/2" x 23")

$625

SKU: MD1201

Sequins and beads on fabric
(22" x 19 1/2"), c.2011

This flag is extremely densely beaded and sequinned (and thus extremely heavy), in the manner of the artists Constant and Simeon.

$ 575

Arnaldo Garcia Rodriguez
SKU: Garcia-2

Arnaldo Garcia Rodriguez
(Cienfuegos, Cuba),
Crayon on Paper (18 x 14), 1997

Price includes frame

$550 $495

Mother's Love
SKU: AOY-1501

Oshogbo, Nigeria,  2014
Ink batik on rice paper.
25 1/4" x 17 1/2"

 

$475

The Seated Birds
SKU: AOY-1502

Oshogbo, Nigeria, 2012
Ink batik on rice paper.
23" x 17 1/4"

$475

Lovers
SKU: AOY-1505

Oshogbo, Nigeria,  2014
Ink batik on rice paper.
18" x 25"

$475

Beyond the City
SKU: AOY-1506

Oshogbo, Nigeria,  2013
Ink batik on rice paper.
17 1/2" x 25"

$475

Faces II
SKU: AOY-1507

Oshogbo, Nigeria,  2014
Ink batik on rice paper.
18" x 25"

$475

SKU: MD1104

Mireille Delice (Port-au-Prince, Haiti) Sequins and beads on fabric (43" x 45"), c.2010 This flag is extremely densely beaded and sequinned (and thus extremely heavy), in the manner of the artists Constant and Simeon.

$ 3,800

Product Status: 
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Trois Loas
SKU: PPL-0801

Prospere Pierre-Louis (Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1947 - 1996)
Acrylic on canvas (24" x 24"), 1995
With custom framing.

$2500 Framed

Product Status: 
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David Osevwe, Oshogbo, Nigeria
SKU: Osev-2

1999
Glass beads on plywood
(14 1/2" h x 24 1/2"w)

$1,200

Product Status: 
Sold
COIFFURE REMEMBER - Hair Sign (Panel 2)
SKU: BS-387

By Americano, c.2000.  One panel of hinged two-panel sign.
Oil paint on plywood (47" x 24" x 1").

$750

Product Status: 
Sold
LIVING STONE BARBERING CENTRE - Barber Sign
SKU: BS-395

Ultimate Arts, Asuoyeboa - Ghana, c.2000
Oil paint on plywood with wood frame (48" x 24 1/2" x 2")

$650

Product Status: 
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'God's Time" - Barbershop Sign
SKU: BS-443

Unity Art - Kumasi, Ghana, c.1990's
Oil paint on plywood (15 1/2" x 40" x 1/4")

$495

Product Status: 
Sold
The Animal Kingdom #2
SKU: TF-1202

c.2012
Hammered aluminum relief
(16" h x 20"w)
Exact details may vary.

$475

Product Status: 
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COIFFURE REMEMBER - Hair Sign (Panel 1)
SKU: BS-386

By Americano, c.2000.  One panel of hinged two-panel sign.
Oil paint on plywood (47" x 24" x 1").

$475

Product Status: 
Sold
The Animal Kingdom #6
SKU: TF-1803

c.2015
Hammered aluminum relief
(19 1/2" h x 15 1/2"w)
Exact details may vary.

$475

Product Status: 
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Noah's Ark
SKU: TF-1505

2015
Hammered aluminum relief
(16" h x 20"w)

Some details may vary.

$425

Product Status: 
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Adam and Eve
SKU: TF-1507

Toyin Folorunso, Oshogbo, Nigeria
2015
Hammered aluminum relief
(20 1/8" h x 16"w)
Exact details may vary.

$425

Product Status: 
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The Animal Kingdom #5
SKU: TF-1506

2015
Hammered aluminum relief
(15 1/2" h x 20" w)

$425

Product Status: 
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The Animal Kingdom 4
SKU: TF-1403

2014
Hammered aluminum relief
(20" h x 15 1/4"w)

$425

Product Status: 
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The Kingdom of Birds
SKU: TF-1404

c.2014
Hammered aluminum relief
(20" h x 16"w)
Exact details may vary.

 

$425

Product Status: 
Sold
Noah's Ark
SKU: TF-1201

2012
Hammered aluminum relief
(14" h x 20 1/4"w)

Some details may vary.

$400

Product Status: 
Sold
RAHEAL RASTA HAIR DO - Hair Sign
SKU: BS-392

Amass Kenti Art - Ghana, c.2000
Oil paint on plywood with wood frame (48" x 22" x 2")

$275

Product Status: 
Sold
Toyin Folorunso, Oshogbo, Nigeria
SKU: TF-0905

2009
Hammered aluminum relief
(10 1/4" h x 16"w)

$210

Product Status: 
Sold
Egungun Festival
SKU: TF-1103

2011
Hammered aluminum relief
(15" h x 10 1/4"w)

$210

Product Status: 
Sold
Yekini Folorunso, Oshogbo, Nigeria
SKU: YF-1105

c.1995
Hammered aluminum relief
(6 1/4" h x 18 1/4"w)

$180

Product Status: 
Sold
Dreaming of Kudu Browsing - linocut print
SKU: CGM-1801

Cgoma Simon (1958 - ) - Khoisan people, Ghanzi, Botswana
Reduction linocut, #4/10, 2014
(image size 7 3/4" h. x 9 1/2" w. on 13" x 15" sheet)

Cgoma was born on a farm in the Ghanzi district and lived most of her life in D’Kar, where her parents moved when she was still a small girl. She loves to be creative and used to make ostrich eggshell bead work and even tried her hand at fabric painting and embroidery before becoming an artist. (Bio. courtesy of Kuru Art)

$135

Product Status: 
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 The Agbogbo Bird
SKU: TF-1501

2015
Hammered aluminum relief
(10 1/4" h x 7 3/4" w).
Individual design of pieces may vary slightly.

$125

Product Status: 
Sold
Ceremony for Shango
SKU: TF-1502

2015
Hammered aluminum relief
(8 1/4" h x 10 1/4"w)

$125

Product Status: 
Sold
Egungun Festival
SKU: TF-1406

2014
Hammered aluminum relief
(8 3/4" h x 10 1/8"w)

$125

Product Status: 
Sold
Lapwing and Elephant - Linocut print
SKU: SBE-1801

Sobe Qaragae ( 1974 - )  - Khoisan people, Ghanzi, Botswana
Reduction linocut, #11/40,n.d.
(Image size 7 1/2" h. x 5" w. on 10" x 7 1/4" sheet)

Sobe worked for many years making sand candles with Kalahari Sandworks, a project producing crafts in D'Kar. He has a great talent for drawing and the intricate patterns he carved on the candles showed a creativity that could not be missed. In 2018 Sobe wanted to expand his field and joined the Kuru Art Project as an artist, where he is now making his first lino cuts and oil paintings. (Bio. courtesy of Kuru Art).

$95

Product Status: 
Sold
"Infirmier Diplomé D'Etat.  Picure Rassurante" Mini Signboard
SKU: SN-217

by A. Folly, Togo, 2016
Oil paint on plywood (6 1/4" x 5 1/8")

$54

Product Status: 
Sold
Hongera Barack Obama Khanga
SKU: obk-02

White background and blue border (#obk-02)
Printed khanga cloth commemorating the inauguration of President Barack Obama
(62" x 40")

$38

Product Status: 
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"Hongera Barack Obama" Khanga - Orange background
SKU: obk-06

Cloth with orange background
Printed khanga cloth commemorating the inauguration of President Barack Obama
(62" x 40")

$38

Product Status: 
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The Palm Wine Tapper
SKU: T77-1106

Twins Seven-Seven (1944 - 2011), Oshogbo, Nigeria
c.1978
Ink, pastel and oli on cloth
(50 1/2" h x 30 1/2"w)

At the entry to the lane that leads to Prince's compound in Osogbo, a palm-wine tapper sits on a bicycle, welded to Prince's design out of scrap metal. In Amos Tutuola's "Palm-Wine Drinkard", the drinard hunts for his dead tapster in the domain of the dead.... 

"This is when I was working on the book of Amos Tutuola, like Palm-Wine Drinker, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, and something like that."

"I made a poem about whoever want me to die earlier will be killed by a palm-wine tapper bicycle, because palm-wine tapper bicycle have no insurance. It was a song from, like, nineteen seventy-four."

from Prince Twins Seven-SevenHis Art, His Life in Nigeria, His Exile in America, by Henry Glassie

Price on Request

Product Status: 
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SKU: mbuno-1

c. 2010
Ink and colored pencil on paper (19" h x 231/2"w)

Price on Request

Product Status: 
Sold
The Palmwine Tapper
SKU: T77-1602

c.2009
"Sculpture Painting" - Oil, acrylic, ink and pastel on plywood.
(36" h x 12"w)
Provenance:  Private collection, purchased directly from the artist.

Price on Request

Product Status: 
Sold
José Garcia Montebravo
SKU: 
JGM0814

(Cienfuegos, Cuba),
Oil on canvas, with custom framing.
((21" x 17"), 2008

Price on Request
Product Status: 
Sold
José Garcia Montebravo

(Cienfuegos, Cuba),
Acrylic on canvas
(31 1/2" x 23 1/2"), 2009

Price on Request
Product Status: 
Sold