Searching for gold, an African woman is the subject of this painting from Ghana. Laryea Justin paints this scene in an expressionist style, which utilizes vibrant blocks of color with surreal light and shading that creates a shiny appearance.
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.