Food For Thought

Apae Mohammed Charinda

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Introducing an awe-inspiring painting that will leave you spellbound and your imagination running wild. This piece is a unique and strange depiction of a creature that has the body of an animal and many heads, each with the head of a man. The creature appears to be holding a basket with a man inside, leaving one to wonder if this is a real creature or something that the locals feared.

The creature's many heads are grotesque, each one twisted in a different expression of agony, fear, and pain. The creature's body is that of a large, powerful animal, with bulging muscles and thick fur. The creature's overall appearance is ugly and intimidating, making it hard to look away.

One of the most intriguing features of this painting is the creature's tail, which ends in the head of a man staring directly at the creature. The man's expression is one of fear and shock, as if he is witnessing something beyond his understanding. This tail adds an eerie and almost supernatural element to the painting, leaving the viewer wondering what the creature's true intentions are.

The painting's color scheme is dark and moody, with shades of deep red, brown, and black dominating the canvas. The background is blurred and hazy, adding to the painting's surreal and otherworldly atmosphere. The creature is the focal point of the painting, and its many heads and the man in the basket draw the viewer's attention immediately.

This painting is not for the faint of heart, as it may leave some feeling uneasy or disturbed. However, for those who appreciate strange and unique art, this piece is sure to captivate and fascinate. The level of detail and creativity put into this painting is unparalleled, and it is truly a one-of-a-kind work of art.

One can only speculate on the meaning behind this painting. Perhaps it is a representation of a local legend or myth, or maybe it is simply an artist's interpretation of the fears and anxieties that haunt our deepest nightmares. Regardless of its inspiration, this painting is a powerful and thought-provoking piece that is sure to spark conversation and contemplation.

Africa is home to a rich tradition of folklore, which includes stories of supernatural beings and evil creatures. Many of these tales have been passed down through generations and have become an integral part of the continent's cultural heritage. It's worth noting that many of these tales are deeply rooted in the cultural and spiritual beliefs of African communities, and they are often used to explain natural phenomena or to provide moral lessons. While some of the creatures and spirits in African folklore are seen as malevolent and dangerous, others are believed to offer protection or to bring good fortune. Overall, these tales are an important part of Africa's rich cultural heritage and offer insight into the continent's diverse traditions and beliefs.

In conclusion, this painting is an exceptional work of art that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who views it. Its strange and otherworldly atmosphere, combined with its intricate details and unique subject matter, make it a true masterpiece. If you are looking for a piece of art that is unlike anything else, this painting is a must-have for your collection.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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Size Guide

Centimeters (CM)

Inches (IN)

50CM x 40CM

19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

50CM x 50CM

19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

60CM x 60CM

23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

70CM x 50CM

27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

80CM x 60CM

31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

100CM x 80CM

39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

140CM x 110CM

55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in