Children’s Art: Coptic Christian Images from Ethiopia

I purchased these paintings from Semachw Messfn in Ethiopia in 2004. Sumachaw was ten years old. He is a Coptic Christian. This is an ancient branch of Christianity. These paintings are made within an ancient tradition of Coptic religious art. There are religions that embrace religious paintings. Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism are examples. The Jewish […]

Children’s Art: Japanese Woodblocks Ages 12 to 15

This extraordinary selection of woodcuts is from a single school in Japan. We are not certain when they were made. We have had them for more than thirty years. Our guess is they date from the 1970s. Each print is a powerful work of art, and taken together they represent a staggering display of masterful woodcuts […]