In this painting by Ghanaian artist Nii Addo, an African maiden trudges through a forest carrying a pot over her back. The artist paints in a vibrant, expressionist style that is accentuated by cotton cloth printed with traditional African motifs.
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.