Michael Bello • Abeokuta • Nigeria
2018 • Oil and melt on canvas
152.4 x 121.92 cm
Title: WOMBman! Medium: oil and melt on canvas Size: 4feet x 5feet Purpose: The average African woman handles a lot at home and in the society, leaving the woman in a state of single-handedness. The main purpose of the work is to showcase to the entire world the mental strength and position of the African woman. Women, generally are thought and meant to be fragile, soft, utmostly cared for, pampered and embraced, but the case of the African woman is totally different and biased, the African system or society expects the woman not only to be proactive but also productive equally as the man, this painting is geared towards creating a strong impression of the mental ability and “multi-tasking position” of the average African woman. Also to extend a hand of support and help to the average African woman not only in the fulfilment of household duties or chores but also to achieve her dreams beyond her wildest imagination by the international community at large and to appreciate the African woman for bridging the gap of failed or neglected obligations of the weak or less responsible men. #africanart #africanwoman #africanamerican #michaelbello #saatchi #artgalleries #artbuyers #artbusiness #artdealer #artcollectors #artforsale #contemporarypainting #contemporaryartist #un #unescoworldheritage #unesco #unicef #paris #usa #canada #oiloncanvas #artistofinstagram #instaart #painting #exhibitions #artbasel #artbiennale #africanartgallery #artfinder #artlovers
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