Fine, colorful serpentines cascade around this woman with a large hat in this painting by Joseph A Quaye. His muse is sitting down surrounded by empty baskets. 'She sits quietly, waiting for an opportunity to buy and sell,' explains the Ghanaian artist.
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.