"Konyak Headhunter (Nagaland)", 2019

"Konyak Headhunter (Nagaland)", 2019

SKU: 31003

Artist: John Peaspanen


About the Artwork: The Konyak are the largest tribe in Nagaland, which is located in the wild NE of India, bordering Myanmar (Burma). Men in the tribe earn tattoos for each head they take. While most report that this practice has been given up, surrounded by the spirits of old conquests, this guy may disagree.


“I created this series of indigenous portraits to celebrate the diversity and unique tribal beauty found across the globe. Societal ideals and ideas of what is beautiful vary among cultures. One group’s perfection can often seem extreme to others. However, it is in these unique displays that we see that we are all not so different, after all. We are all ONE TRIBE.” —John Peaspanen


Media: Acrylic on canvas


Dimensions:  10" wide by 8" Tall


Framed: Gallery wrapped