Assorted Fruits

Ben’s work shows a painter avid to symmetrical arrangements and vivid colours. An early painting probably produced during his lecturing years in Auchi, depicts assorted fruits setup unusually not in a position for sale but the purpose of which is left to the viewer’s own imagination.  Ben is a minimalist and this is seen in […]

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artiste Ben Osaghae Lagos, Nigeria

Born upon a blank canvas fifty-five years ago in Benin City, Ben took up the brush and swiped strokes that would turn out as some of the most prized pieces of indigenous Nigerian Art. With his Art and life, Ben greatly inspired us and many others. As fate would have it, Ben will wield the […]

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Ben’s work shows a painter avid to symmetrical arrangements and vivid colours. An early painting probably produced during his lecturing years in Auchi, depicts assorted fruits setup unusually not in a position for sale but the purpose of which is left to the viewer’s own imagination.  Ben is a minimalist and this is seen in this painting. The foreground is almost angled in such a manner to create ample room for the subject and place them under observation. Metaphorically, the fruits represent numbers or some kind of statistics under probe or examination.

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