Size : 36 x 40 in
From the Artist - What is Black Art?
Black Art is Black culture, celebrating Black people. Black art is a creative way of documenting and celebrating Black people and everything about Black life.
About the Artist
Oladimeji Alabi is contemporary visual Artist from Lagos, Nígeria. He is a self-taught artist and graduate from art and design higher institution in Lagos. He is inspired by the creator, his mother, and all females. His subjects are mainly female figures and he loves to use his art to inspire, motivate and celebrate black women. He's also inspired by his cultural identity and other peoples stories or experience. As an African artist, he is very passionate about highlighting and preserving the various social customs of my Yoruba ethnicity, whereas globalization has slowly disconnected continental Africans from their roots. His pieces intend to document various elements of our culture and history that may get lost as time progresses.