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date: 16 October 2019

Afolabi, Jacoblocked

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Nigerian, 20th century, male.

Painter.

Afolabi is one of the representatives of Oshogbo art, which explores 'the Yoruba myths using modern pictorial techniques' and which is characterised by 'its expressivity, its sensual colours and fantastical or surreal compositions' (Jutta Stöter-Bender).

Stöter-Bender, Jutta: L'Art contemporain dans les pays du "tiers-monde"...

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