Monday, October 11, 2021

Indigenous People by Roseta Santiago


 This Monday was Columbus Day. It seemed a good time to pay homage to the Indigenous People, who had already had discovered this continent to be later known as the "Americas."





 An artist, who found inspiration in Native Americans, is Roseta Santiago (1946-). She came to know about the Pueblo people of New Mexico and, while not a native herself, found out more about the meaning of heritage as she painted their portraits, rituals and crafts.





The single subject for focusing on this blog is Santiago's portraitures. In them, you can see the masterful use of chiaroscuro (dark/light) lighting and the dignity of her subjects.

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