Ife Purple Kaleidoscope

Inspired by the Bronze heads from Ile Ife. Discovered in 1938, after being buried for over 7 Centuries, the bronze cast heads showed how advanced our West African Art was for such an old relic. At a time were historians would not have attributed such artistic workmanship to our civilization. The idea of using the […]

artiste Abraham Ogunlende Lagos, Nigeria

Abraham Ogunlende is a Nigerian artist, best known for his acrylic paintings of floral leaves, fused with predominant black lines. Showing an appreciation for the natural elements and colour compositions, his arrangement of these colours in his paintings help evoke certain feelings through their different placements and meanings. A Contemporary artist residing in Lagos, Nigeria, […]

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Inspired by the Bronze heads from Ile Ife. Discovered in 1938, after being buried for over 7 Centuries, the bronze cast heads showed how advanced our West African Art was for such an old relic. At a time were historians would not have attributed such artistic workmanship to our civilization. The idea of using the images of the Oba of Ife head in a pop art style Kaleidoscope was the aim behind this work.

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