Intermingled with and interrupting these series of collages are a couple of canvases entitled "Golden Houses," painted with mixed media on canvas, as well as a number of naive paintings of Phoenician icons.
With the later addition of the Marx-Lambert collection, the permanent display of naive paintings, shop and inn signs and miscellaneous crafts is as meticulously presented as everything else in this superb conversion of an 18th century mansion into a contemporary art museum.
In many cases, the lids are drilled to act as scoreboards, the sides left plain or decorated using one or more of a number of techniques: engraving, straw-marquetry, fretwork, or naive paintings of landscapes or battle scenes painted directly on to the bone, then varnished.
later images in WPA murals, immigrant novels and naive paintings coalesced the sweatshop as an icon reeking of ethnic sentimentality and nostalgia for the old neighborhood now fled for a better address.
In addition to naive paintings, which ubiquitously color Haiti, the many small shops of Jacmel sell a diverse collection of locally produced items, crafted from wood, metal, and papier-mache, such as giant masks of lions with flowing manes and other animals and spirits.