- Capoeria 1, Oil on Canvas, 34x 36
Capoeria 1, Oil on Canvas, 34x 36
The two figures are performing Capoeira to the sound of the Brazilian Berimbau music. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and martial arts. The painting represents how beautiful Brazilian dance movement s can represent a story of struggle and triumph. In the 1600’s, African slaves birthed capoeira out of the struggle for freedom, it represented the fight for liberation.