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Letter to my exDimension: 71.1 x 91.4 cm • 28 x 36 inches
$1 944.00 inc. tax
“Letter to My Ex” is a captivating and thought-provoking artwork that delves into the intricacies of human connections and the poignant interplay between love and loss. Aliu Olatunji’s deft use of mixed media, coupled with the emotionally charged imagery, creates a composition that resonates deeply with viewers. The artwork stands as a testament to Olatunji’s ability to convey complex emotions through visual storytelling and invites contemplation of the universal themes it explores
“Letter to my ex” is created by Aliu Olatunji
Introducing “Letter to My Ex,” a captivating and emotionally charged artwork meticulously crafted by the renowned Nigerian artist Aliu Olatunji, now available for discerning collectors at Artkofa online art gallery. This original mixed media masterpiece, skillfully executed using charcoal, acrylic, and oil on canvas, beckons viewers to immerse themselves in a profound exploration of human relationships and the complexities of the heart.
In “Letter to My Ex,” Olatunji skillfully blends abstract realism with a deeply evocative narrative. The artwork’s central focus is a poignant portrayal of two hands, depicted through striking photographs, reaching out towards each other. These hands symbolize a longing for connection, an earnest attempt to bridge the emotional divide that separates them. However, their tender grasp is met with resistance—depicted by additional hands, rendered in paint, that forcefully pull them apart.
The background of the artwork is a rich and vibrant shade of red, a color synonymous with passion, intensity, and raw emotion. This choice of palette underscores the profound depth of feeling that underpins the theme of the piece. The contrast between the warm, enveloping red and the contrasting cool tones of the hands adds visual dynamism and depth to the composition.
Olatunji’s masterful use of mixed media techniques, including charcoal, acrylic, and oil, lends a tactile quality to the artwork. The textures and layers created by these mediums invite viewers to engage with the piece on both a visual and emotional level. The contrasting elements of the hands—photographs representing reality and painted hands symbolizing conflict—serve as a visual metaphor for the intricate dynamics of human relationships.
“Letter to My Ex” is a poignant exploration of the human experience, capturing the universal theme of love, loss, and the complexities of emotional entanglements. The yearning expressed by the reaching hands juxtaposed with the forceful resistance of the pulling hands encapsulates the push and pull of emotions that often characterize relationships.
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|Dimensions||71.1 × 91.4 cm|
Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the Artist and Artkofa
71.1 x 91.4 cm • 28 x 36 inches
Not framed (Shipped in a tube)
Charcoal and Acrylic on paper, Drawing
Charcoal and Acrylics on Canvas
Hand-signed by artist