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The Pioneer – Kwame Nkrumah, 2019, Ink Wash Print on Silk Satin, 70 x 70 cm

“I am continually inspired by; Italian Renaissance art, early Flemish masters (14th century), Mbari art and ideology (Igbo, Nigeria), ink paintings by “Ohwon” Jang Seung-Ub (1843-97) & Shintao, the poetry of Christopher Okigbo (1932_67) & Hafez (13th century), the writings of Joseph Campbell, Afro-beat, Funk and Hip-Hop.”

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Edeki, Giclee print, 2014, 45 x 33 cm

“This picture focuses on the corporate players – their intrigues, power play, analysis, forecast and speculations. The men in suits are smart, intelligent and upwardly mobile people whose wealth of knowledge, expertise and consultancy shape the corporate world. The umbrellas in Men in Suits II represent refuge and respite from policy fluctuation and inconsistency of […]

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The Brain Analysis, 2015 – 16, Oil on Canvas, 184 x 122 cm

“I‘m always searching for what‘s next, figuring ways to take my art to the next level. The past few ears haven’t been good on the psyche of Nigerians – the quality of governance, and state of economy. People are forced to deal with issues different from that which they are accustomed. During this process, art […]

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Ilo Masquerade I, 2014, Black Conte Drawing on Paper, 56 x 46 cm

“People often only see masquerades as fetish and having purely performative functions. But I have used the concept of the traditional masquerade as a visual motif to remind us of how problems within our ancient traditional culture were settled amicably.”

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Burrow of Rest, 2004, Watercolour on paper, 45 x 61 cm

“I paint for the joy of painting, just like a dancer would dance for the joy of dancing. If in the process of painting I have enough work to display for public viewing and I get applauded or chastised, neither response would make me stop painting. Painting to me is like writing, you keep writing […]

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Ekpu Idolo (Money Bag), Plastograph, 106.5 x 79 cm, 2015

“I use my art to comment, question and advise. The prints help me to reflect on aspects of life such as our philosophies, history, environment and conceptualizing the future. The prints help you to dream and dream very well.”

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Obaluaye Riding a Horse Through the Town, Limited Edition 2015 (E 1/75), Reproduction Print on Paper, 51 x 61 cm

“What I can offer is to provide a brief glimpse of this immense world for others: like a vast landscape at night, lit for a fraction of a second by lightning. Art can succeed–even if only for brief moments– in making people intensely themselves.”

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