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Go Down Babylon

Kolongi Braithwaite
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An allegorical work of art by Barbadian artist Kolongi Braithwait inspired by the story of Samson in the Temple of Dagon. When he destroyed the house of his oppressors by bringing down the two pillars that held up the home.

Kolongi also uses the story to show how we in this day and age can use our inner strength to bring down the pillars that are holding up "Babylon" a metaphor for the "Forces of Darkness" and the evils of Sexism, Racism, Exploitation and Slavery.

This is an open edition giclee on paper. Measures 28x22 inches (image size); 29.25x23.25 (paper size).

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Description

 

An allegorical work of art by Barbadian artist Kolongi Braithwait inspired by the story of Samson in the Temple of Dagon. When he destroyed the house of his oppressors by bringing down the two pillars that held up the home.

Kolongi also uses the story to show how we in this day and age can use our inner strength to bring down the pillars that are holding up "Babylon" a metaphor for the "Forces of Darkness" and the evils of Sexism, Racism, Exploitation and Slavery.

This is an open edition giclee on paper. Measures 28x22 inches (image size); 29.25x23.25 (paper size).

Specs.
Edition Open Edition
Framed Unframed
Height 28 inches
Length 22 inches
Medium Paper
Signed Unsigned
SKU kolongi-babylon
Year Released 2019
Kolongi Braithwaite
Kolongi emigrated from Barbados with a single purpose to establish himself as an international artist, with the chief focus on original artwork and prints. Kolongi's work emphasizes the compelling heritage and culture of the African American experience. Kolongi’s interest in art started at an early age. At eight years of age Kolongi was awarded first prize in a country wide Barbadian competition. Self taught without the benefit of traditional teachers, Kolongi has forged his own style for which he continues to receive international recognition. The diverse subject matter of Kolongi's work includes Family, Culture, Spirituality and the Black Experience. Kolongi uses oils, on canvas to convey his messages. Kolongi’s motivation is to project positive images. In this way Kolongi contributes to the education of all people about the greatness of the African Culture. Kolongi's motto is “make wise use of your time
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