Sam Francis

Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch




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.

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El Anatsui

Black & Silver, 2018

Limited Edition Print

Pigment print

USD 18,000

Environmental art

This is a collective term used to refer to a wide range of arts and practices that include the historical and ecological approaches to artistic works. The term often encompasses the ecological concerns though it is neither certain nor specific on this. It acknowledges and appreciates the early history environmental art movement as well as the art with a lot of activist concerns not forgetting the art that celebrates the connection between nature and the artist by use of natural materials.

Activist art

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.

Abstract expressionism

Commonly known as the 2nd world war art movement that developed in the New York and gained popularity in American painting from as early as 1940s. Since then, it has evolved to become a unique art movement and has enjoyed being a favorite to some well known artists.

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