20th Century 
African Art

  • Acrylic on canvas. 
  • Influenced by traditional Igbo wall painting. 
Obiora Udechukwu 
"Our Journey" 1993.

  • Flat, decorative images drawn from Igbo sculptural and textile arts.
  • Symbols inspired by the Igbo body arts.
  • Acrylic on canvas.
Olu Oguibe 
"Martyr" 1993.

  • Made from beads and oils on board.
  • Draws from Yoruba bead making traditions.
  • The artist comes from a long line of Yoruba bead artists. 
Jimoh Buraimoh 
"Three Wise Men" 1991.
 Jimoh Buraimoh 

Moyo Okediji 
"Essentaye"  1991.
Natural pigments on baked clay.
Bolaji Campbell 
"Recreation"  1996.
Natural pigments on canvas.


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