OLUWOLE OMOFEMI (B. 1988)
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OLUWOLE OMOFEMI (B. 1988)

Unarmed

Details
OLUWOLE OMOFEMI (B. 1988)
Unarmed
signed and dated 'Oluwole Omofemi 2020' (lower right)
oil and acrylic on canvas laid on board
54 1⁄8 x 73 1⁄8in. (137.4 x 185.7cm.)
Painted in 2020
Provenance
Out of Africa Gallery, Barcelona.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Exhibited
Barcelona, Out of Africa Gallery, Oluwole Omofemi, Emancipation, 2021 (illustrated in colour on the front cover and pp. 5 and 6-7).
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Lot Essay

"I use hair as a metaphor for freedom. It’s a big part of our identity. In my paintings, I try to tell Black people to accept who they are; accept their identity; accept their beauty."
Oluwole Omofemi
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