Louisiane Saint Fleurant
(1924 - 2005)
Louisiane Saint Fleurant was active/lived in Haiti. Louisiane St Fleurant is known for Naive, folk art painting.
Biography Louisiane Saint Fleurant
Louisiane Saint Fleurant was born on September 11, 1924, in Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, Haiti. Along with Prospere Pierre-Louis, Dieuseul Paul, Denis Smith, and Levoy Exil she formed the renowned Cinq Soleil (Five Suns) art movement. The Five Suns group formed out of the Saint Soleil movement, of which Louisiane was the only female artist. She is affectionately called the godmother of the art movement. Saint Fleurant's paintings often depict primitive maternal scenes of females, children, trees, wildlife, and Haitian Voudou Loas. Her folk painting style is often colorful and vibrant and expresses a distinct female perspective on the Saint Soleil movement and Haitian Vodou art.
She was not formally trained in a
... Displaying 750 of 1803 characters.