상처 속에서 피어나는 역사와 저항의 예술

a painted portrait on a geometrically textured canvas of a Black woman with a large, iridescent afro, wearing a long necklace and a green gown

“Miss. Omowunmi” (2022), acrylic on textured canvas, 37 x 30 x 1 inches. All images © Awodiya Toluwani, courtesy of Zidoun-Bossoyt Gallery, shared with permission

워우디어 톨루와니의 그림들은 아프리카 원주민 문화의 종족 표식을 모방한 상처와 부조 마크를 통해 식민주의와 노예제의 어두운 유산을 강조합니다. 그의 작품은 역사적 배경과 인물의 중요성을 담아내며, 과거와 현재, 미래 세대를 연결하는 데 중점을 둡니다. 톨루와니의 다양한 이미지와 흉터 같은 표면은 아프리카의 복잡한 역사를 이야기하며, 이는 추상적인 상형문자와 기하학적 형태로 표현됩니다.

Zidoun-Bossoyt 갤러리의 웹사이트에서 톨루와니가 그린 아프리카의 복잡한 역사와 문화적 전통을 탐험하세요.

a painted portrait on a geometrically textured canvas of a Black woman pouring liquid into a jug, dressed in clothing reminiscent of figures in Johannes Vermeer paintings

“The Milkmaid” (2022), acrylic on textured canvas, 61.81 x 48.82 inches

a horizontal painting on a geometrically textured canvas of a field with numerous Black people working to collect the cotton

“Sweat and Blood” (2022), acrylic on textured canvas, 59.84 x 77.95 inches

a painting of a pregnant Black woman wearing 17th century Dutch-style garments, holding up a garment she is making out of lace

“Mother’s Instinct” (2022), acrylic on textured canvas, 61.81 x 48.82 inches

a horizontal painting on geometrically textured canvas depicting a dramatic sunrise with a boat in the foreground and mountains the background. a figure works near the boar and various objects sit around it, halfway in the water

“Dawn Set” (2023), acrylic on textured canvas. 48 x 72.25 inches

a painting of a misty harbor with a single figure in one of the boats and a cityscape in the background

“Minding One’s Business” (2024), acrylic on textured canvas, 59.5 x 78 inches

a portrait of a woman sitting in a chair by a window with large drapery. she holds a cat in her lap and wears a blue skirt and white top

“Queen Yelena” (2022), acrylic on textured canvas, 48.82 x 61.02 inches

a portrait of a regal Black woman with a fanned hairstyle, sitting at a three-quarter angle and wearing a teal blue gown

“Wife of Akenge” (2022), acrylic on textured canvas, 36.02 x 29.92 inches

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