Original paintings and drawings. Cosmism. The legend of makonde`s origin. Lonli Lola
Original paintings and drawings. Cosmism. The legend of makonde`s origin. Lonli Lola



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'The legend of makonde`s origin'. Lonli Lola

The legend of makonde`s origin
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paper, ink
11.8” x 7.9“
( 30.0 x 20.0 cm )

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About the artist:

Lola Lonli was born on July 8, 1973 in small town Yelets in Russia .

Lola paints since early childhood. From 1996 she is the member of the International Federation of Artists and Federation of Artists of Moscow region, section of graphic arts.

From 1993 to 1997 she was working and arranging exhibitions with group of artist Union of African figures.

Lola is the member of the Executive Committee of International Association Universal Day of Culture and the Director of the art-studio The World's treasure.

From 1989 till 2010 Lola arranged, hosted and has taken part of about 70 exhibitions in Russia , Latvia and Ukraine , including those with her students. The exhibitions have been attended by about 500 000 visitors. Lola's masterpieces are kept in museums and personal collections in many countries.

The compositions of the paintings are based on epics, myths and legends of nations of the World reflecting author's keen interest in ethnography.

Each painting is accompanied by the author's remark. The paintings are full with deep philosophical meaning and complex symbolism. They are worked out in authentic author's technique based on layered painting by egg distemper with natural mineral pigments and essential oils. The graphics is drawn by the author using traditional materials like Indian ink, pen and watercolors.

Author's photo dtd July 9, 2010.

School of painting - cosmism

Comment to the artwork:

Tanzanian tribe, Makande is known all over the world owing to not surpassed art of a groove on ebony Mbuti. In a tribe the matriarchal organization, and that is why: the first the man, having fallen from the sky, was not able to make anything, did not know, that it is possible to eat. So also has died of famine and thirst if has not met the first woman - Great mother who has given to drink - has fed him and has prompted to woodcarving. Since then, all women in a tribe since a birth named mothers, even those to whom the destiny has not presented happiness of motherhood. Women operate affairs and the decision, but the basic work make, they too do. Men cut out from an ebony and help on a facilities a little.

Figures in a picture are stylized under figurines Makande, the big head means wisdom, big hands symbolize force, big lips with corners downwards - thirst and a distress, big eyes and smiling lips - kindness. The vessels represented in the center - stylization under Tanzanian ceramics which, as a rule, becomes covered by the figures drawn on crude clay. Figures are always symbolical, but sometimes creation by author's, sometimes traditional, in some cases, concern to applicability of utensils, and in the some people, to event for which it is produced.

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Original paintings and drawings. Cosmism. The legend of makonde`s origin. Lonli Lola