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Aso – Musings and Basics

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These days, I begin many of my works without a preliminary sketch. This is deliberate. I am keen to leave
some things to time, chance and The Spirit that creates.
As such many of my compositions, including and especially the “aso” series are the result of as much Read More

Oju – The Theme

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Today, our generation has become increasingly dependent on our smart phones and other handheld devices.
During every free moment in our busy lives, we may be texting friends, checking mail or keeping up with our
social networking page(s). In other words, relying less on ‘real-life’ face-to-face contact and interaction. Read More

Iwa – The Inspiration

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‘Iwa’ (in Yoruba) means ‘character’. It refers to a person’s character, behavioural tendencies or ways.
Once at an exhibition in Canada, a woman approached me and made a very persuasive case that a figure in
one of my paintings on display at that show, looked very much like her mum. Incidentally, I completely leave Read More

African Women – The Theme

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From the genre of the more mainstream of my themes “The African Women”.These essentially are visual allegories. The women represent instances or manifestations of units of Africa, a consciousness, a situation, an existence. Their uncompromised regal pose represent unquestionable beauty, confidence, strength, virtue and dignity (in place of corruption, exploitation, poverty, aids and war). Read More