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Ghana • The past and present 

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Ghana • Introduction to Adinkra

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Adinkra Kente Design - Nkyimkyim (Life has it’s twist and turns • symbol of prudence) and Mpuankron (9 Tufts of Hair or council of elders • symbol of participatory democracy) motifs originally associated with Obaakofo Mmu Man “one man cannot rule a nation” and Fathia Fata Nkruma “Fathia loves Nkruma”

©Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs

Click here for a detailed view of the Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart:

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Adinkra Kente Design - Aprɛmuo (Cannons • symbol of defiance) and

Fa Hia kכtwere Agyeman (You can lean on Agyeman • symbol of reliance)

©Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs

Click here for a detailed view of the Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart:

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Adinkra Kente Design - Nkyimkyim and Fa Hia kכtwere Agyeman motifs

©Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs

Click here for a detailed view of the Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3035/2927423965_ec0354b5b2_o.jpg

Posted 3 weeks ago

Adinkra Kente Design - Nkyimkyim and Fa Hia kכtwere Agyeman motifs

©Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs

Click here for a detailed view of the Adinkra Cloth Symbols Chart:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3035/2927423965_ec0354b5b2_o.jpg

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Adinkra Kente Design - Nakachere (Snakeskin) and Afa (Blacksmith’s bellows) motifs

©Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs

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ADINKRA KENTE NEON POSTER

© Aaron Mobley - Heart of Afrika Designs

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melissajvk:

r.i.p. nelson mandela.

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africanartagenda:

Maria Magdalena Laubser, known as Maggie Laubser

Country: Republic of South Africa

Style: Portraiture/ Realism/ Figurative/ Expressionism

Medium: Oil on Canvas, Oil on Board, Charcoal

Fun Fact: Maggie Laubser’s expressionistic paintings do not attempt to portray reality. They should always be appreciated as a personal expression of her unique view of the harmony of colours and forms in, as she called it, ‘the miracle of creation’. Her paintings have often been criticised for being naïve and childlike, but these critics miss the spiritual undertone of her work, where she strives to celebrate and praise the harmonious qualities of the Earth, and all life on it, under a benevolent Creator

Quote:  ‘The privilege of bearing witness to these things in my simple way deeply satisfies me’

Works

1. Self Portrait

2. Colored Girl Wearing Purple Scarf

3.  Sketch

4. Portrait of a Girl with Geese

5.

6. Innocence

7. Mother and Child