African Culture Artwork,
Oil on canvas print,
20 x 30 x 2 inches,
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!