Ghana's contemporary art scene brims with creativity, reflecting its rich traditions and current realities. Accra's Gallery 1957 and the annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival offer platforms for artists' expression. El Anatsui, renowned for his bottle-cap tapestries, and Serge Attukwei Clottey, noted for his performance and plastic works, exemplify Ghana's artistic dynamism. Explore Ghana's contemporary art at Composition Gallery's website.Map data ©2023 Google
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ARTWORKS RELATED TO GHANA
Refers to loosely affiliated movements that relate to minimalism, geometric abstraction and op art that originated from Southern California back in the 1960s and was greatly influenced by John McLaughlin. Artists focused on sensory phenomena such as light and others as the center of their work. In addition, they incorporated latest technologies in aerospace and engineering industries so as to develop light filled and sensuous objects.
Activist art is art created to address social and political issues. It is a kind of performance art because it is presented in public, working closely with the community which will create it. One example could be creating and posting social protest fliers in exhibition.