Evoking the vibrancy of the work of American colorist, Piet Mondrian, the fluidity of line and clarity of intention of the German Maestro, Paul Klee, “Victims of Faith,” painted in 2003, assimilates modernist elements into a post-modern style that meets all the progressive main stream criteria while projecting a highly subjective sense of African identity. Employing an incandescent palette, comprised of scintillating oranges, vivacious tones of adobe red, a spirited range of earthly sienna and shades of purple and celestial blues, Nya’ skillfully narrates and unconventionally arrays the theme of faith in a dignified manner that intently captures the essence without being predictable, pretentious, simplistic, or obvious.
The two dominating figures in the foreground of the composition, composed of cut-out paper and frozen in a jubilant dance highlight the victory of faith over fear, right over wrong, good over evil, and light over darkness.
In essence, the consistent application and practice of the principles of faith (alluded to in the composition by the numbers 2;3;4;5 and 7) in an atmosphere of praise sustained in abiding in the knowledge and understanding of the precepts of creation and obedience to the Creator’s divine and supernatural laws has caused the figures to emerge victorious over the dark season of shame and reproach partially alluded to by the disappearing pencil figures and charcoal renderings of the broken violin.
Victims of Faith Painting Synopsis
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Poster dimensions: 32 x 28.1 inches (81.3 x 71.4 cm)
The poster is printed on a minimum of 190gsm paper. Upon printing, the poster is hand finished by the artist with color swatches added to select areas. The artist signature is rendered in gold at the bottom left corner of the custom poster.
Please note that in view of the fact that color and other fine detail graphite marks are added by the artist in select areas of the poster, every poster is unique hence the term “custom poster.”
The poster is accompanied with a certificate of authenticity and a synopsis of the painting printed on parchment and signed by the artist.
Please expect delivery approximately 21 days after purchase. While the last 7 days are for delivery, the initial 14 allows the artist to customize and cure the poster as well as render his signature.
Additional Poster Details:
The custom poster is sold unframed, rolled and carefully packaged in a water and light resistant tube made of a very rigid plastic to protect the precious contents from bending or creasing in transit. The poster also comes with a QR code that directs you to exclusive contents discoursing important themes raised in “Victims of Faith,” as well as interviews with the artist and video excerpts explaining Nya’s distinguished method of applying color in works from his “Above the Horizon” series.