While we might know of Modern African artists, many are often surprised to learn that many aspects of the Modern art movement (which started in Europe in the 19th century) were influenced by traditional African art. This is what we will be exploring in this blog post.
AFM sat down with Nigerian artist Demola Ayegbayo to talk about his journey as an artist so far. Ayegbayo hails from Ejigbo Osun state in Nigeria and has been practicing art since he was a young child. Many of his paintings feature strong black women painted in vivid colors. Click here to read the full interview.