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Mummy, I think I’m highDimension: 71.1 x 91.4 cm • 28 x 36 inches
$3 240.00 inc. tax
In summary, “Mummy, I Think I’m High” is a bold and thought-provoking exploration of emotion, vulnerability, and altered states of consciousness. Aliu Olatunji’s masterful use of mixed media techniques and evocative imagery creates a dynamic composition that invites viewers to delve into the young man’s world. The artwork stands as a testament to Olatunji’s ability to capture the essence of a fleeting moment and evoke a range of emotions in those who engage with the piece.
“Mummy, I think I’m high” is created by Aliu Olatunji
Introducing “Mummy, I Think I’m High,” a captivating and evocative artwork by the talented Nigerian artist Aliu Olatunji, now available for discerning collectors at Artkofa online art gallery. This original mixed media creation, skillfully crafted using charcoal, acrylic, and oil on canvas, beckons viewers to delve into a world of raw emotion and chaotic introspection.
In “Mummy, I Think I’m High,” Olatunji masterfully blends abstract realism with a deeply emotional narrative. The artwork centers around a striking portrait of a young man captured in a candid moment. The subject playfully pulls his tongue out, an action that conveys a sense of rebelliousness and uninhibited expression. The candid nature of the pose suggests a moment of vulnerability, as if the young man’s true emotions and thoughts are laid bare.
The background of the painting is a vivid interplay of blue and red, with chaotic and messy elements scattered throughout. This tumultuous backdrop mirrors the inner turmoil and disarray that can accompany moments of altered consciousness. The juxtaposition of colors and chaotic elements serves as a visual representation of the mental and emotional state that the title alludes to—being “high.”
Olatunji’s use of mixed media techniques, including charcoal, acrylic, and oil, adds depth and texture to the artwork. The interplay of these mediums creates a multi-layered and visually engaging surface that draws viewers in to explore the intricate details. The expressive brushstrokes and bold color choices further emphasize the emotional intensity of the artwork.
“Mummy, I Think I’m High” invites viewers to contemplate the complex interplay between inner emotions, external expressions, and altered states of consciousness. The young man’s candid and playful gesture hints at a desire to escape the confines of societal norms and expectations, while the chaotic background reflects the swirling thoughts and sensations that can accompany such experiences.
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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)
Hand-signed by artist