African Culture Artwork, Oil on canvas print, 20 x 30 x 2 inches, 2020 by Gagandeep Singh

About the work:

Oil & Acrylic paint on Canvas, 2020 by Gagandeep Singh

African artwork expressed through colors representing attributes of culture with each color

African History: The head-wrap originated in sub-Saharan Africa, and serves similar functions for both African and African-American women. In the United States, however, the head-wrap acquired a paradox of meaning not customary on the ancestral continent. During slavery, white overlords imposed its wear as a badge of enslavement!