WITH ART, AZEEZ SALAMI HOPEFULLY LOOKS FORWARD TO THE FUTURE

Like an obsession, Azeez Salami works tirelessly to launch himself into the artistic limelight. His modest efforts have paid off in a few ways, he tells Okechukwu Uwaezuoke ART-LOGUE Possibly, the artist intended the sidelong glance of the young woman in this 61cm x 41cm oil on canvas painting, titled “My Struggle”, to be an …

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ART, FOR FRANCIS DAVID, IS ALL ABOUT ASSERTING INDIVIDUALITY

Recently evolving a peculiar artistic identity, for Francis Oshorenoya David, is a major career turning point. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ART-LOGUE Acrylic, Francis Oshorenoya David, discovered that day is a difficult medium to manage. Unlike oil, the water-soluble – yet water-resistant – and fast-drying paint, made of pigment suspended in an acrylic polymer emulsion, does not …

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WITH BALLPOINT PENS, MOSES OYELEYE KEEPS IT REAL

Even in his early childhood years, Moses Oyeleye has always known that art would be his lifetime vocation, he tells Okechukwu Uwaezuoke ART-LOGUE Just the fact of being allowed to use ballpoint pens for the first time meant so much to Moses Oyeleye. Back then, as a Primary Three pupil of the Fresh Myrtle International …

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ART LEADS JERRY MICHAEL OPARA TO THE PATHS OF SELF-DISCOVERY…

From as far back as Jerry Michael Opara can remember, art has always asserted its presence in his life, he tells Okechukwu Uwaezuoke ART-LOGUE Entmutigung (The Sadist) was hard to ignore. Even though it was a 38 X 44 cm ballpoint pen on paper artwork, it was easily noticed among the top 25 works featured …

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FOR TOLULOPE ALADEDUYE, ART IS ABOUT ANSWERING A CALLING

Since he abandoned industrial chemistry as a course of study for art, Tolulope Aladeduye has remained resolute in his bid to make a career out of art, Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ART-LOGUE A pair of eyes peers into the dark from behind the illumination produced by a cigarette lighter’s flame. The image simultaneously resolves into partial …

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