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Nude woman mixed media painting
By Jordi Curos
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Jordi Curós Ventura (1930-2007) - Woman Mixed technique on canvas board. Work measurements 32x23 cm. Frame size 48x39 cm. Jordi Curós Ventura (Olot, Girona, March 4, 1930) is a Span...
Category

1980s Fauvist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Surreal scene Brazil oil on board painting surrealist
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Gustavo Úbeda (1930-1994) - Surrealist scene, Brazil - Oil on panel Oil measures 61x91 cm. Frameless. The painting by Gustavo Úbeda Romero (Herencia, 1930 – Sao Paulo, 1994) comes from a family of painters by aesthetics and by kinship. Brother of the painter Agustín Úbeda and the photographer Ángel...
Category

1970s Surrealist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Woman posing mixed media painting
By Jordi Curos
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Jordi Curós Ventura (1930-2007) - Woman Mixed technique on canvas cardboard. Work measurements 35x27 cm. Frame size 40x32 cm. Jordi Curós Ventura (Olot, Girona, March 4, 1930) is a ...
Category

1970s Fauvist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

Pop Surrealist Portrait on Wood. Hungarian. "The Worst Is Over". "Currency #213"
By Natasha Lelenco
Located in FISTERRA, ES
This sculptural painting by Natasha Lelenco, created on a wooden circle with a thickness of two centimeters and a diameter of 26 centimeters, is one of the recent works from the Curr...
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2010s Pop Art Mixed Media

Materials

Metal

The story of the Belle époque in one portrait by John da Costa
By John da Costa
Located in Stockholm, SE
The story of the Belle époque in one portrait When it comes to glamour, no period in the history of art can compete with the Belle époque. A generation of highly talented artists developed new styles of portraiture that not only showed fashionable taste and elegance – but also the tensions and changes to come that lured behind the surface of this glittering age. One of them was John da Costa (1867–1931) also – involuntarily – known as “The John Singer Sargent of children’s portraits”. The time period between the Franco-Prussian war of 1871 and the outbreak of the first world war of 1914 was an unusually peaceful and prosperous one – at least on the surface. The decades leading up to the largest and most destructive war the world had ever seen were characterized by a combination of industrial boom, cosmopolitan life, the birth of modern art and literature and political movements that eventually would change society forever. In other words, it was a melting pot for many phenomenon and societal transformations that we still today are affected by, not least in the form of art. Breaking away from the more conservative academic traditions, new styles of painting of varying radicality emerged and both chocked and delighted audiences. When it comes to portraiture, names like John Singer Sargent and Anders Zorn conquered international audiences with their electrifying paintings of high society, politicians and celebrities of the era. Their erringly light brushwork created an almost dreamlike atmosphere where everything from the sheerness of dress fabrics, subtle lights of ballroom evenings and dense psychological facial expressions vibrated with the zeitgeist. Initially controversial and breaking with traditional expectations, eventually it was this kind of portraits that became the “dernier cri”, a hallmark of good taste and ultimately the very essence of the Belle époque. And it is here, in the vibrant field of portraiture, that John da Costa finds his place and artistic calling. Born in Teignmouth in southern England, a career in the arts was not an obvious choice for John da Costa. Teignmouth, however, beautifully located in the Devon landscape with its proximity to the roaring sea and picturesque fields, was a small fishing town far away from urban life and the art scene. It appears that it was rather early on that his artistic talent became evident, and after studies in Southampton and Paris he eventually established himself as a prominent painter who would soon achieve an international reputation. Interestingly, he was for a period a member of the Newlyn artist colony in Cornwall, not too far from his hometown, where the natural light inspired numerous artists to explore a new realism “En plein air”, not unlike the more famous Barbizon School in France. However, this path, although certainly an important experience, was not right for da Costa who soon searched for other artistic inspiration. Fellow artist Norman Garstin noted with grief his departure from the colony, but new adventures were on their way and they would take on the form of portraiture. It is hard for us today to understand how esteemed and culturally important the genre of portraiture was during this time. Portraits were constantly discussed and commented on, not only in their function of depicting a person but also as an artistic expression of its own, expanding the notion of what art was capable of documenting in terms of the human psyche, the mood of the time and of course the specific temperament and visions of the artist. Furthermore – and not unimportant – it was also an especially lucrative genre for a younger artist, who could more easily get an income through portraits while at the same time challenging themselves artistically. Painting portraits demanded social skills, patience to deal with customers and a real understanding of different identities, ideals, fashions and particular wishes that each sitter might have. And then, the opinions of art critics and audience was also important to consider. In other words, portraiture is far from only capturing the likeness of a person – it is a deeply psychological, artistic and entrepreneurial endeavor. John Singer Sargent is perhaps the prime example of the complexity of Belle époque portraiture; it seems that he with a few meticulous but light brushstrokes could express an entire identity and of person and an era in a portrait. Perhaps this is why his style became so admired, and why so many artists were inspired to paint in a similar manner. Da Costa was far from alone in his fascination for swift, elegant brushwork in Sargent’s manner – but he was unusual in his ability to interpret it in his own distinct way. Judging from where he received commissions, da Costa was a true cosmopolitan. He was as comfortable working in London as he was in Scotland, France and the US, where some of his most prestigious works were produced. For a number of years, he ran his own art school in Kensington in collaboration with his friend Phil Whiting from the Newlyn colony. The list of famous clients was impressive, among them we find the secretary of the treasury Andrew W...
Category

Early 1900s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Woman mixed media painting
By Jordi Curos
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Jordi Curós Ventura (1930-2007) - Woman Mixed technique on canvas board. Work measurements 35x27 cm. Frame size 40x32 cm. Jordi Curós Ventura (Olot, Girona, March 4, 1930) is a Span...
Category

1970s Fauvist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media

"Bonding"( contemporary painting of two women )
Located in VÉNISSIEUX, FR
This contemporary figurative painting with a modern touch of expressionism and brut art depicts a scene of two women, one of them wearing a red dress holds a bowl of fruits. This pie...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Cotton Canvas

Picassian cubist figure oil on board painting cubism Picasso Ubeda
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Gustavo Úbeda (1930-1994) - Picassian surrealist figure - Oil on tablex. Oil measures 50x40 cm. Frame size 65x55 cm. The painting by Gustavo Úbeda Romero (Herencia, 1930 – Sao Paulo...
Category

1970s Cubist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Board

Sisi Londoner
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Sisi Londoner is a combined word borrowed from the Yoruba language and English it’s a nickname given to a young lady who acts, dresses, and speaks like a Londoner. Painting Ships i...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Untitled
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Nubile
By Charles Osaro
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

State of Mind 5
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Looking Beyond 3
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

I Am Who I Choose To Be
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Canvas, Mixed Media

Serenity
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity (Issued by the Gallery)
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

I Am My Own Bestie
By Charles Osaro
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

Vision Of Hope 3
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Red
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Untitled
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

I’m Different 3
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
“In Africa, Yoruba land to be precise where I grew up the nourishing attitude of Omoluwabi, our facial looks is been used to define us as a person, a guy with ear piercing and dreadlocks on his head being looked at as a thug, frauds tars, and so on, Meanwhile, these guys are a cool and calm-hearted person Though there are guys like these that are truly counted in the act not all of them are like that Good and God fearing youth still exist” (Written by the Artist) Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. - About the Artist Joy Eyitayo Alagbe...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

Mastery IV (Confronting Your Fears)
By Ajegbomogun Damilola
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Everyone holds his fortune in his own hands, like a sculptor the raw material he will fashion into a figure. But it’s the same with that type of artistic activity as with all others:...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Romantic Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Retrospect
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Canvas, Charcoal, Acrylic

Esosa
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Son of the Soil
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Son of a soil which also means a "peasant" is a personality that leaves by the soil, on the soil, and around the soil… Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Blossoming Seed
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Against All Odds 5
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity (Issue by The Galley) The face of this black woman shows the expression of victory, success, and triumph. As humans, it is inevitable sometimes to experience difficulties, but this period strengthens us and prepares us for the greater future. This is always a reminder that..there is light at the end of the tunnel. (Written by the Artist) - About the Artist Damola Ayegbayo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Ajemurewa
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Ajemurewa is a native of the Yoruba in the western part of Nigeria, which means wealth brings fortune. He is a very hardworking personality with a huge dream of taking his family out...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Adebowale
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
"Adebowale" is a native name from the Yoruba language (dialect) in the western part of Nigeria which means wealth your welcome to my humble home….. Painting Ships in a well-protect...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Untitled
By Charles Osaro
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

Within
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
You may like the shine of diamonds, The glitter of pure gold, A body that is beautiful. Nice things that you can hold. All these things are fragile Get old and pass away, but the be...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

Black and Blue
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

Patience
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Liberty (Song of Freedom)
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Freedom will not come Today, This year Nor ever Through compromise and fear. I have as much right As the other fellow has To stand On my two feet And own the land. I tire so...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

Life Tune
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Hearing the soft tune play You will be rejoiced on a busy day, though you can not see the sound it’s like a mime changing a lonely time to a colorful day. ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Acrylic

On A Date
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Beauty Within
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube. This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Blac...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Flawless
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Shipping Procedure FREE Shipping Worldwide Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authent...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Canvas, Mixed Media, Acrylic

Responsibility
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Enigma
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Riddles in being. Mystery in attitude Beauty is yet unspoken of enough An embodiment of grace. Just the way you are. nothing needs to change. Th...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Self Appraisal 1
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
"Self Appraisal" is an original painting created by Awosola Michael Angello. Angello created "Self Appraisal" with Oil paint on a Primed canvas of 30W ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Attitude
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
They said a positive outlook- I got one brighter than the future Yet dimmer than hope. They said beautiful garments - I got one engraved with florals Yet with echos of danger A tiny...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Bed of Roses
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Bed of Roses is a Mixed Media painting by Damilola Olusegun. Damilola created "Bed of Roses on a 36W by 48H inches primed canvas. In Bed of Roses, Damilo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Canvas

Self Appraisal 2
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
"Self Appraisal" is an original painting created by Awosola Michael Angello. Angello created "Self Appraisal" with Oil paint on a Primed canvas of 30W ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Positive Gaze
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Positive Gaze is an Original painting by Esther Obiwuru. Esther created Positive Gaze with Acrylic on a 36W by 48H primed canvas. Positive Gaze fo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Resilience 2
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Resilience is an Original Painting by Bukola Orioye. Bukola created Resilience with oil and acrylic on a 40W by 40H canvas. Resilience is a painting that...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Mira on Pink Dress
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Mira on Pink Dress is an original painting by Theophilus Madaki. Theophilus created Mira on Pink Dress Oil and Acrylic on a 32W by 41H inches primed canva...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic, Oil

Destiny of a Young Man
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Destiny of a Young Man is an original painting by John Ayobamidele. John created Destiny of a Young Man Acrylic on a 29.5W by 41.3H inches primed canv...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Deep Contemplation
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Deep Contemplation is an original painting by Makama John. John created Deep Contemplation with Charcoal, Oil, and Acrylic on a 30W by 30H inches primed ca...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Mixed Media

Materials

Canvas, Charcoal, Oil, Acrylic

While I Wait
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
While I Wait is an original painting by Joseph Christian Ekom-Obong. Joseph created While I Wait with Oil on a 36W by 48H inches primed canvas. The artwork titled "While I Wait" depicts a black young lady who is expectant of love and all the good things that come with it. The artwork is a beautiful representation of hope, patience, and the human desire for companionship and love. The artwork features a young woman standing in the center of the canvas, with her eyes opened and her arms slightly extended as if she is waiting to be embraced by someone. She is dressed in a simple yet elegant dress, which symbolizes her purity and innocence. Her hair is styled in a natural Afro, which adds to the authenticity and realism of the artwork. The artist has used a warm color palette in the background, which creates a cozy and intimate atmosphere. The use of warm colors such as orange and yellow also symbolizes love, passion, and warmth, which are all the emotions that the young lady is waiting to experience. One of the most striking features of the artwork is the expression on the young lady's face. She has a serene and peaceful expression, which indicates that she is content and at peace with herself. However, there is also a hint of anticipation and longing in her eyes, which reveals that she is waiting for someone special to come into her life. The title of the artwork, "While I Wait," adds to the emotional depth of the piece. It suggests that the young lady has been waiting for a long time and that she is willing to wait patiently for as long as it takes to find the love and happiness that she desires. The artwork is a beautiful representation of the human experience of longing and waiting for love. It is a universal theme that is relevant to people of all ages and backgrounds. Joseph Christian Ekom-Obong has captured this theme with great skill and sensitivity, creating an artwork that is both visually stunning and emotionally moving. In conclusion, the artwork titled "While I Wait" is a beautiful and poignant representation of the human experience of waiting for love. The young lady in the artwork is a symbol of hope, patience, and the unending desire for companionship and love. The artwork is a powerful reminder that no matter how long we have to wait, love is always worth waiting for. Shipping Procedure Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity (Issued by the Gallery) About Artist Joseph Christian Ekomobong is a Nigerian-born expressionist artist that specializes in painting and drawing. He holds a National Certificate in Education in Fine and Applied Arts from the Federal College Of Education Osiele Abeokuta Ogun State. He however obtains a bachelor’s degree in Fine and Industrial Arts from the Federal University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State. His works are inspired by the marginalization faced by Africans due to their unique skin color, the beauty it has, rich history, and diverse cultural heritage, and how it reflects the memories of the black community. Joseph expresses himself through utilizing both canvas and card, intertwined with African symbols...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Igbo Amaka (Igbo is Beautiful)
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Igbo Amaka (Igbo is Beautiful) is an original painting by Omoyemi Ogedengbe. Omoyemi created White Cape with Oil and Acrylic on a 36W by 42H inches p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic, Oil

Nirvana
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
The artwork titled "Nirvana" is a stunning representation of a woman with a sophisticated hairstyle and a fabric costumed suit. This piece of art is an unapologetic celebration of feminine power and grace, and Fatunmbi Anjolaoluwa Grace has expertly captured the essence of womanhood in every brushstroke. The sophisticated hairstyle of the woman in the artwork is a testament to the artist's skill and attention to detail. The intricate braids and weaves symbolize the many challenges that women face in their daily lives, yet they still manage to maintain their composure and elegance. The hairstyle is a reflection of the woman's inner strength and determination. The fabric costumed suit adds another layer of depth to the artwork. The suit is designed to fit the woman's body perfectly, highlighting her feminine form and celebrating her womanhood. The fabrics used are luxurious and elegant, further emphasizing the woman's sophistication and grace. The name "Nirvana" is fitting for this artwork, as it symbolizes a state of perfect happiness and enlightenment. The woman in the artwork exudes a sense of peace and contentment as if she has reached a state of enlightenment and is at one with herself and the world around her. Some may argue that this artwork objectifies women, but I firmly believe that it celebrates their beauty and strength. Women should be proud of their femininity and should not be ashamed to celebrate it. Fatunmbi Anjolaoluwa Grace has created a stunning representation of a woman who is comfortable in her own skin and is not afraid to express her feminine power and grace. Furthermore, the artist's choice to create this artwork with a woman of color is significant. The representation of diverse women in art is essential in promoting inclusivity and challenging the traditional beauty standards that have been set by society. In conclusion, the artwork titled "Nirvana" is a beautiful celebration of feminine power and grace. The artist has expertly captured the essence of womanhood in every brushstroke, from the sophisticated hairstyle to the fabric costumed suit. This artwork is an unapologetic reminder that women are beautiful, and strong, and should be celebrated for who they are. Shipping Procedure Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, not a print or other type of copy. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity (Issued by the Gallery) About Artist Anjolaoluwa Arike Fatunmbi is an artist based in the southwest city of Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. Her medium of art is expressed in traditional Adire and Ankara fabric with a blend of acrylic on canvas. Her journey into art began at an early stage while watching her father work on various forms of art as a seasoned professional. For, Arike, Art was second nature as she lived and dreamed of art in an environment beaming with top professionals and ardent art enthusiasts. As she advanced in age with a broader exposure to the vicissitudes of life and a deeper understanding of how human nature transcends and reinvents in a constantly changing circle, her works are consciously impacted by her cultural roots and personal experiences. Arike’s textile art is composed of intricate compositions of layers of fabric, flowery patterns, and detailed attention to the markings of the female features. Her pieces are reflective of her personality as she loves to incorporate vibrant colors and whimsical designs. With her early start in the Art scene, Arike has been able to apprentice under renowned masters in the Art sector like the globally acclaimed proponent of Contemporary Black Art, Oluwole Omofemi. Her work was selected for the prestigious Art fellowship themed: Telling textile tales. The program sponsored by the British council had in attendance notable heavyweights like Uzoma Samuel and Laura Jones among other participants. She successfully presented papers on the forms of Art she practice and the ethics guiding her creative enterprise. She has also been greatly inspired by leading female artists in the likes of Marcellina Akpojotor, Bisa Butler...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Fabric, Acrylic, Canvas

Womanhood
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Womanhood is an original acrylic painting by Tomiwa Arobieke. Tomiwa created "Womanhood" on a 48W by 48H inches primed canvas. In Womanhood, Tomiwa Arobieke depicts the power of Afr...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Queen Eniola
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
"Queen Eniola" is a stunning portrait of an African queen created by the Nigerian artist, Theophilus Madaki. The painting depicts Queen Eniola, a pow...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

TIFE
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Painting Ships in a well-protected tube from Nigeria This work is unique, this is not a print or other type of copy. Signed on the front side and accompanied by a Certificate of Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

No Limit
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
Every girl, Lady, or woman has the potential to make this world a better place. When you educate them, you educate a generation. A strong lady or woman builds her own world by follow...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Unstoppable
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
"Unstoppable" is a mesmerizing artwork that immediately captivates the viewer's attention. The central focus of the piece is a woman with her hair beautifully woven and elegantly packed. The intricate details of the hairstyle signify care, patience, and meticulousness. It is a testament to the dedication and creativity of the artist in showcasing the unique and transformative power of hair as a symbol of beauty and self-expression. The woman's back turned towards the viewer adds a layer of intrigue and mystery to the artwork. It invites us to reflect on the significance of perspective and challenges us to consider the untold stories and hidden strengths that lie within individuals. The positioning of the subject symbolizes resilience, self-assuredness, and an unwavering determination to face life's challenges head-on. "Unstoppable" is a celebration of feminine strength, independence, and self-empowerment. The woman depicted in the artwork embodies the essence of resilience, emphasizing that individuals have the power to overcome obstacles, embrace their uniqueness, and forge their own paths. The meticulously crafted hairstyle represents the transformative nature of personal identity. It highlights the ability to express oneself authentically, irrespective of societal expectations or limitations. The woman's hair becomes a metaphorical crown, symbolizing her self-assuredness, inner strength, and unwavering spirit. The choice to depict the woman with her back turned serves as a metaphor for her relentless pursuit of progress and her refusal to be defined by external judgment or limitations. It encourages viewers to reconsider their preconceived notions about strength and beauty, urging them to recognize that true power comes from within. The title, "Unstoppable," further reinforces the artwork's message. It emphasizes the indomitable spirit that resides within every individual, transcending barriers and propelling them forward in the face of adversity. The artwork serves as a reminder that regardless of the challenges one may encounter, the human spirit possesses an inherent strength that cannot be suppressed. Obeka Simon...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Healer Also Needs Healing II
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
"Healer Also Needs Healing" is an evocative portrait that invites viewers to explore the inner world of the subject. The woman depicted exudes a sense of strength and serenity, her eyes gazing into the distance with a mix of determination and vulnerability. Ganiyat masterfully captures the delicate balance between the external projection of strength and the internal longing for healing. The woman's visage is rendered in exquisite detail, with every brushstroke contributing to the depth of her character. Her features reflect a life well-lived, marked by experiences both joyful and painful. The artist employs a subtle yet profound use of color, emphasizing warm and earthy tones that evoke a sense of grounding and connection to nature. The intricate interplay of light and shadow further adds dimension and intensity to the subject's expression. Abdulazeez's artwork conveys a powerful message about the often-overlooked struggles faced by those in nurturing roles. By focusing on a healer, traditionally associated with strength and selflessness, the artist challenges the notion that caregivers are immune to their own wounds. The title itself, "Healer Also Needs Healing," emphasizes this essential truth and serves as a reminder to viewers to extend compassion to those who are constantly providing it to others. The woman's serene yet contemplative expression embodies the dichotomy between the need to heal and the strength required to carry the burden of others' pain. Her distant gaze hints at an internal world, perhaps filled with personal battles, memories, or unvoiced emotions. It invites viewers to reflect on the toll that caregiving roles can take on individuals, urging them to recognize the importance of self-care and nurturing their own well-being. Moreover, the subtle details within the artwork contribute to its symbolic depth. The presence of natural elements, such as flowers or leaves entwined in the woman's hair or adorning her attire, suggests a connection to the healing power of nature and the cycle of growth and renewal. These elements symbolize the potential for personal transformation and rejuvenation, highlighting the importance of self-nurture for healers and caregivers alike. Ganiyat Abdulazeez...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Endless Possibility
Located in Ibadan, Oyo
The will to succeed is important, but it is more important to prepare. It's hard to get to the top of success, but harder to remain there. It may take time, but the result is always ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

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