A warm and sensitive child’s portrait, this composition’s (acrylic paint) contrasting realism vs. abstaction (as seen in the surreal sky background) is enchanting. The proud-as-punch look on this boys face simply adds to the impact!
Costa Rican artist, André Kirkland Hall, born and raised in the Afro-Caribbean community in the Province of Limón on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. The medium used in this piece, a child’s portrait, employs conté and grease pencils.
Hall’s art reflects studies of people of African descent along Costa Rica’s south eastern coastline.