Family Group
Njogu Touray

2007

Acrylic on canvas; sand and binding agent

50cm (h)

50cm (w)

SOLD

The father is on the right; the mother is on the left holding their baby. Njogu has shaped their heads in the form of cowrie shells; cowrie shells symbolise wealth as they were once used as money in West Africa. The head of a person is the seat of power.