Beautiful Black Woman (2)

Chika AnekeLagosNigeria

2013Acrylic On Textured Board

92 x 73 cm • Framed: 110 x 91 cm

In this piece, Aneke explores his enduring fascination with the black woman as a supreme expression of beauty from the motherland Africa . Among all other luxurious qualities of African Woman as known by all and sundry, the above piece depicts the African woman as having exclusive innate - beauty of keeping sacrosanct the Connubial treaty solemnised in marriage between husband and wife. The African woman as informed by this piece, will not be in a hurry to take out a suit for divorce. She has the inbuilt capacity to endure and stand by her husband unwaveringly in the face of tempestuous adversities and conditional vicissitudes of life. she is gifted with the cryptic hole from where her husband derives a large chunk of his psychic, inspirational, and kinetic energies to function well. little wonder why the typical African families would go to any length to compel or Pressurize their males to get married in good time. Again the African woman in the above piece is symbolized as a centripetal force; a binding belt that binds distant heterogeneous ideologies to a uniform whole.

WOOCS 2.1.9

$ 17,416

1 in stock


Chika Aneke is a multi-talented Visual Artist and a mixed media Maverick who has consistently sought for new and unusual means to forge visually arresting expressions. A graduate of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a recipient of the Prestigious Ford Foundation Artists' Prize in 2006. In addition, he is a Nigerian Visual Art Ambassador, having been enthusiastically selected by the US Government to be a "Special Guest Artist/International Visitor" from the Nigerian visual art circle in an international art project tagged,"Promoting Tolerance Through the Arts" which took him alongside other nationals from 21 countries of the world to over 14 major cities and states in the US under the aegis of the American Government-sponsored IVLP Program where his Artistry enjoyed a wide viewership and appreciation on a global scale.

Chika was originally trained by the legendary Professor and globally renowned Visual Artist, El Anatsui at the Nsukka Art School who proudly featured him in his groundbreaking seminal art project entitled," New Energies".

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