Batik has transcended time and history from the ancient times until present day. Batik is embedded with cultural stories, defined with symbolism and different meanings, which continues to evolve and shape our lives. Today artists use wax and dyes on fabrics creating intricate designs, patterns and surprisingly amazing rich art.
In Haiti, Christmas (Nwèl in Haitian Creole and Noël in French) preparations start during the last week of November. The first thing people do is shop for a Christmas tree, usually a pine tree. Next, people decorate their houses with colorful lights and nativity scenes…
When you buy a piece of art you love, it doesn’t matter how much you paid for it. The reality of it is that it’s priceless. You feel the pride of ownership, the commitment to beauty and, best of all, the joy of sharing your new painting off to friends and fellow art-lovers. However, are you safe from the financial loss?