Òdòdó: Transliterarily means flower. A flower vase is depicted while the foliage carves out the shape of a young woman just reaching adolescence. She holds a flower close to her nose, eyes closed as she sniffs. This pose suggest self-love, confidence and high self esteem of the 21st century black woman. The indigo flower vase with Àdìre motifs suggests she is a yoruba girl from Ogun or Osun state. A longer look reveals more.
Gbenga Adeku is an award winning artist.
He paints afro-pop subjects and self-styled surrealism. He’s also an avid upcycle artist who specializes in the use of plastic waste in creating fantastic sculptures. He uses such intense colors and forms to express his feelings, values and concerns.
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