As our mother told us

In the painting As Our Mother Told Us two adolescent females are depicted washing up beside a cemented well and rough-hewn walls.  Agbara recreates an African community with a vision that is embedded in his consciousness.  This work deliberates on the scarcity of water in the urban setting and how people improvise to cope with […]

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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In the painting As Our Mother Told Us two adolescent females are depicted washing up beside a cemented well and rough-hewn walls.  Agbara recreates an African community with a vision that is embedded in his consciousness.  This work deliberates on the scarcity of water in the urban setting and how people improvise to cope with the insufficiency.

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