Ife Yellow Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscopes have a way of emphasizing a subject matter through the power of repetition. In this piece, the subject matter was inspired by the Bronze heads from Ile Ife. Which were unearthed in 1938, after being buried for over seven centuries? The bronze cast heads showed how advanced our West African Art was for such […]

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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Kaleidoscopes have a way of emphasizing a subject matter through the power of repetition. In this piece, the subject matter was inspired by the Bronze heads from Ile Ife. Which were unearthed in 1938, after being buried for over seven 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 gracious female head in a pop art style Kaleidoscope was the aim behind this work.

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