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Ayanmo (destiny)Dimension: 127 x 101.6 cm • 50x40 inches
$2 700.00 inc. tax
“Ayanmo (Destiny)” is a compelling exploration of human interconnectedness and the multifaceted nature of destiny. Aliu Olatunji’s innovative use of mixed media and symbolic imagery creates a thought-provoking composition that resonates on both visual and conceptual levels. The collage of faces within the palm invites viewers to contemplate the intricacies of individual lives and the collective human journey. This artwork stands as a testament to Olatunji’s ability to create meaningful narratives that inspire introspection and connection.
“Ayanmo (destiny)” is created by Aliu Olatunji
Presenting “Ayanmo (Destiny),” a captivating artwork by the accomplished Nigerian artist Aliu Olatunji, available for acquisition at Artkofa online art gallery. This original mixed media masterpiece, skillfully composed using charcoal, acrylic, and oil on canvas, invites viewers into a world of intricate symbolism and thought-provoking exploration.
In “Ayanmo (Destiny),” Olatunji expertly weaves together abstract realism and conceptual depth to create a visually arresting composition. The artwork centers around a single palm, meticulously crafted with a collage of many faces. Each face, captured in photographic detail, forms a tapestry of human expressions, experiences, and stories. This collage of faces serves as a testament to the multifaceted nature of human existence and the myriad destinies that intertwine and converge.
Against a backdrop of plain orange, the palm takes on a profound significance, evoking the ancient practice of palmistry—a divination method that seeks to uncover one’s destiny and character through the lines of the hand. Olatunji’s innovative interpretation adds a contemporary twist to this age-old tradition, using a collage of faces to symbolize the diverse paths, connections, and potentials that shape the course of individual lives.
The meticulous attention to detail and skillful layering of mixed media elements showcase Olatunji’s mastery of technique and concept. The use of charcoal, acrylic, and oil creates a rich and textured surface, inviting viewers to explore the artwork’s intricate layers and discover the stories embedded within each face. The interplay between the individual faces and the collective palm highlights the balance between uniqueness and interconnectedness that defines the human experience.
Through “Ayanmo (Destiny),” Aliu Olatunji encourages viewers to reflect on the complexity of destiny, the interwoven threads of human lives, and the shared human experience. The artwork serves as a visual metaphor for the diverse journeys we embark upon and the inherent connections that shape our individual paths. It sparks contemplation on the choices we make, the encounters we have, and the ultimate tapestry of destiny that unfolds before us.
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|Dimensions||127 × 101.6 cm|
Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the Artist and Artkofa
127 x 101.6 cm • 50×40 inches
Not framed (Shipped in a tube)
Charcoal and Acrylics on Canvas
Hand-signed by artist