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The King's Band | Art from Ghana | Art Sumo

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30 in x 46 in | unframed | Oil on Canvas

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The King's Band

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In this painting, a tribe gathers together in celebration of the Ashanti King to honor their great ruler. As music is a large part of African culture, it is present in most occasions, as well as momentous celebrations. Beautiful beats - from gong gong beaters to talking drums - send messages of positive vibrations, uniting and inspiring the people of the palace. While the colors of this painting remain simple, they hold a special meaning; those that are closest to the King wear red, while those adorned in gold are to keep their distance.

Artist: Samuel Bongo

Samuel Bongo in a Ghanaian artist who has been painting for the last fifteen years. Though he never received any formal artistic training, Samuel's work has been shown throughout many regions in Ghana. Sam is married and is a proud father of a three-month old son. Sam loves his home country of Ghana, and his sincere hope is to spread the message of unity and oneness through his artwork.

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