Food For Thought

Food For Thought portrays a makeshift, open-air kitchen with two women preparing food for unidentified customers who the artist have purposefully kept out of sight.  Several cooking utensils are strategically placed to engage the audience and for maximum effect. Agbara assumes an elevated position to give perspective and a broad view of the space. The […]

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artiste Titus Agbara United Kingdom

Agbara has successfully carved a contemporary style and occupies a niche in Nigerian art. That resolve to embrace new ideas has enabled him to develop not just as a person but also as a remarkable artist. His quest for perfection has led to new and radical ideas in terms of subject matters, perspectives and the use of colour to engage not just the Connoisseurs but also the audience. The resultant consequence is winning the Sky Arts Landscape Artist Award 2016. Agbara’s story is akin to the Nollywood movie story, one from a humble beginning to international recognition.

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Food For Thought portrays a makeshift, open-air kitchen with two women preparing food for unidentified customers who the artist have purposefully kept out of sight.  Several cooking utensils are strategically placed to engage the audience and for maximum effect. Agbara assumes an elevated position to give perspective and a broad view of the space. The underlying message is to highlight the deprived and necessitous conditions Street Vendors operate in and quite common in most urban areas of West Africa.