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Jen Adam

To admire Jen Adam's warm and soulful ethnic artworks is to experience a spiritual journey into Africa. Her art depicts women and children walking through vast, arid, glowing landscapes. It captures rural Africa: dry, hot, sometimes barren land that is nevertheless emotionally and spiritually rich, with its diverse peo

In recent decades, the appreciation of the work of African artists has greatly increased amongst the artistic community in the West. This long-deserved appreciation has seen more and more international galleries open their doors to African exhibitions worldwide. Discover 10 African artists, both famous and emerging, who have taken the African contemporary art scene by storm. - African Art, Contemporary Art, Art Facts, History of Art African American Folk Art, West African Design, Art By Black Artists, East African Art, African Art Inspiration, Africa Art Design Culture, African Art Paintings Culture, African Artists Paintings, Black Artwork Inspiration

10 African Artists You Should Absolutely Know / ARTSPER

Depuis plusieurs années, l'Afrique s'ouvre à l'international et sa création s'implante progressivement sur le marché de l'art. Artsper a sélectionné pour vous 10 artistes africains à connaître :

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Artist Nelson Makamo’s Dynamic Portraits of Johannesburg Children | Colossal Tela, Portrait Abstract, South African Art, African Art Paintings, Saatchi Gallery, Colossal Art, South African Artists, African Artists, Print Portrait

Artist Nelson Makamo's Dynamic Portraits of Johannesburg Children — Colossal

With a dizzying flurry of oil paints, watercolors, silkscreen & monotype printing techniques, charcoal, and ink, artist Nelson Makamo captures the daily life of South African children as reflected in their charismatic faces. Based in Johannesburg, Makamo prefers to refer to himself as a storyteller or narrator of what he encounters everyday. “I document each day visually because for me each day is a blessing, being able to capture movements and feelings of people who live around me.” His…

Gillian Nichole
Candid Charcoal and Oil Paint Portraits of South African Children by Nelson Makamo | Colossal Croquis, L'art Du Portrait, South African Art, African Art Paintings, African Children, Colossal Art, South African Artists, African Artists, Visual Culture

Candid Charcoal and Oil Paint Portraits of South African Children by Nelson Makamo — Colossal

Johannesburg, South Africa-based artist Nelson Makamo (previously) uses paint and charcoal to create works that capture the candid nature of childhood. His subjects are often South African children, including his 11 year-old cousin Mapule Maoto who is commonly featured in his drawings, watercolors, monotypes, and oil paintings. The gestural pieces aim to present a child’s perspective, with playfully drawn flowers presented in the subjects’ hands or hair and big, round glasses on their faces…

Debra Davis
Here’s a South African artist whose works celebrate dark skin, since he’s drawn by the candid innocence of black children, especially those belonging to rural South Africa. He’s Johannesburg-based Nelson Makamo. African Portraits Art, African Artwork, Art 2023, South African Art, Street Painting, African Paintings, African Art Paintings, Afrocentric Art, South African Artists

Nelson Makamo Paintings Of Rural South Africa

Makamo, born in 1982 in Modimolle in South Africa’s Limpopo province, displayed exceptional artistic aptitude since childhood itself. Such was his passion for art that he decided to make it his career. So, it wasn’t surprising that he enrolled in a three-year printmaking course at Artist Proof Studios in Johannesburg to hone his artistic skills.