Artist from Haiti - Andre Pierre
Andre Pierre was a farmer who became obsessed with the Vaudou religion and became a Vaudou priest. In 1949 he became friendly with an American, Maya Deren, who is well known for her study and writings on Vaudou. She got him involved in the Centre de Arte. His paintings reflect his religious beliefs. He also paints religious gourds, bottles, and walls of vaudou temples. Pierre uses bright and intense colors and many details in his works. read more
Many of his paintings will be framed with large mysterious trees that have symbolic meaning. Pierre was widely known as the heir to Hector Hyppolite. His works are permanently exhibited in the Nadar Gallery and he was closely associated with the Issa Gallery.
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