Brilliant Colorful String Art - Gye Nyame
In African culture, where societies developed without reliance on the written word, iconography and imagery were essential tools for expressing and transmitting history, culture, and values. Symbols and images continue to carry far greater weight than in Western societies. The African artists' imagery offers us a direct path to understanding aspects of African culture.
GYE NYAME : "Except for God...." - This striking piece of a black Adinkra symbol on a gold background is iconic Akan. Pieces are shipped from Ghana and remain in a protective plastic cover, ready for framing. (approx. 10 3/4"w x 15 1/4"h).