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Haitian art is the perfect representation of Haiti's history and culture. Haiti has always been known for its complex tradition, difficulties and political problems. Due to the effects of colonization, Haitian culture and history reflect African, Catholic, tribal and Voodoo culture. Like most art forms, Haitian art also focuses on Haiti and its people's everyday and daily activities. The paintings done by Haitian artists clearly show the daily life and events of the city. Apart from this representation, the artist's painting reflects the steep mountains and bays of this coastal city.
Some Haitian artists were also strongly influenced by religion and lifestyle. The European religion and the religion of the indigenous people were very likely to represent it over their paintings. Haitian paintings perfectly represented man's human, culture, daily activities and life in the abstract human forms.
Representation of culture and people by talented Haitian artists
The Haitian artists represent perfect culture, people and their lives in the paintings. The Haitian artists to depict most of the paintings used primary colors. Haitian art is one of the well-known arts that used the most prominent and vivid colors to intensely depict Haitian life and culture. Haitian artists are recognized for their all-encompassing talent and creativity in their art. They are known for creating fantastic Haitian paintings, Haitian sculptures, wood sculptures, wood and metal trays, voodoo flags, art posters and metal art along with media drawings.
Despite the misery and poverty, Haitian artists have portrayed the joy of the people in their painting. They show the culture of the people who include different shadows of life. Haitian paintings are known for perfectly expressing the history, the landscape, the struggles, the joy and the daily activities of the people. Haitian art includes many things such as paintings, Haitian sculptures (both wood and metal), basket weaving, pots, recycled metals, sequined Voodoo flags, murals and canvas.
Know how Haitian art arose
The beginning of remarkable Haitian art was in 1943. De Witt, an American teacher in English, was the first person to mark a remarkable step in the emergence of Haitian art. He had a passion for painting with special watercolor and he started doing the paintings to depict the lives of poor people. Seeing the poverty of the people had made him offer a place where these poor people can show off their talent fully. In this way, he provided a platform for all inspired painters to help them develop their creativity to gain their livelihood.