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Haitian Folk Art. Theme : The old represents Wisdom and Knowledge. The middle age stands for Strength and Fertility. The young is Innocence, Agility and the Hope of a better future . “Generations”. Haitian Folk Art.

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Haitian folk art

Haitian Folk Art

Theme: The old represents Wisdom and Knowledge. The middle age stands for Strength and Fertility. The young is Innocence, Agility and the Hope of a better future.

“Generations”


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Haitian Folk Art

Theme: Sisters gather at the market to help one another sell their produce and to renew their sisterly bond.

“Sisterhood”


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Haitian Folk Art

Theme: The painting speaks of the political turmoil of the 1980s.

“Wall of Shadows”


African american

African American

“Sweet Sweet Gardenia”

Theme: Though the earth is bright and beautiful, Sweet Gardenia will not open her eyes.


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African American

“Going to Church”

Theme: Role of religion in the African American family and community.


African american2

“Big Band”

Theme: The importance of music (jazz music in this case) to the African American Community.

African American


Celtic folk art

Celtic Folk Art

“Walls and Doors”

Possibly this painting is about the recurring dream of a library without books where history & knowledge live inscribed in walls ...it's content, whether painful or joyful...transformed into an alphabet of colored light.


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Celtic Folk Art

“Harmony”

Theme: Harmony and spirituality.


Celtic folk art2

Celtic Folk Art

“Dreambridge to Ark”

Theme: Each time we close our eyes to go to sleep, we take a journey.


American indian

American Indian

“Folk Art Black Stallion”

Theme: Independence, strength


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American Indian

“Seeking Creative Expressions”

Theme: The painter represents his need to create art on a daily basis


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American Indian

Ketchican Totem Pole

Theme: Totem poles were built to commemorate ancestors and to remember the past.


Mexican folk art

Mexican Folk Art

“Angry Rebellious Doll”

Theme: Hand crafted by an extremely poor artist to give a voice to those seeking political and economic freedom


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Mexican Folk Art

“Bright Ocean Flower Trees”

Theme: Represents the beauty of Mexico


Mexican folk art2

Mexican Folk Art

Huichol Mural made with coloured string

Theme: The painting seems to speak of the busy nature and diversity of the community.


Various american

Various American

“Thanksgiving Autumn Country Farm Rural Americana”

Theme: Rural America is a land of plenty


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Various American

“Angel Inn”

Theme: Eat, Drink, and be Merry


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Various American

“David and Catherine Crane”

Theme: Marriage is _(You fill in the blank on this one)


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