The creative process can be quite fun, walahi.
You give it what it takes.
Here I am making a new picture.
Another painting that I just extracted from my garage is this dark work.
There is an interesting story behind it.
In the year 2000 or 2001, the British Museum invited me to give a lecture as part of the ceremonies held in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and also to mark the completion of the Great Court built as an extension of the main museum building. They wanted me to address the body as my topic.
The death of
Abba Kyari is a major loss
Because he departed
so suddenly and unexpectedly,
eliminated by a killer so
vehemently and with matchless
dispatch, the victim most
Proposed Ban on Street Begging in Southwest Nigeria?
I love beggars
Beggars are your best friends
Everywhere you turn on the streets of southwest Nigeria,
beggars have occupied the pathways:
beggars on the floor, crawling toward you;
beggars pretending to limp;
Oju: Sight, Vision, Light and Morning
Ojú, eye, is the root of Ojúmọ́, meaning daylight.
Ojúmọ́, which is Ojú+Mọ́ means Eye+clarity.
Mọ́ also means “clean.”