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In addition to painting, four other visual arts flourish in Haïti:
Vodou flags. The 'authentic' versions are used in religious
ceremonies, but some are now made for the market.
bottles. Both originated as vessels to
hold magical potions used in vodou ceremonies. Gourdes are
l Wood sculpture. There are several fine artists working in this medium. Among the best is André Dimanche.
Metal sculpture. Works fashioned by cutting
patterns out of steel
drums and then shaped and decorated by
|Hilomé José, a student of Calixte Henry, seems to paint only — or mostly — marinas. He's very good at what he does, however, and no two works are quite the same. Like Henry, he applies his pigments with palette knives.|
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