Art of Cabo Verde
Art of Cabo Verde

The most popular art of Cape Verde is the production of ceramics and weaving. As for ceramics, the most important ceramic products are large water tanks (called Potes), vases and other sculptures.

The Cape Verdians are happy to wear tapestries of white, indigo and black.
For local residents, there are also typical denim blue denim clothing.
Among the well-known artists belong the names of Manuel Figueira, Barros-Gizzi and Maria-Luiza Queirós in Cape Verde.

They are painters of typical painting in bright colors on canvas or wood background.
Attention: export of original paintings is not allowed from the islands.
Of course, different souvenirs and imitations of artwork are commonly available in the marketplace or some hotels.

They are usually sold by immigrants from Senegal. The quality of these commemorative items is not good.

Baltasar Lopes da Silva, a well-known and popular poet and writer, excels in local literature.


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