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Art Information Sheet Nineteen - Ato Arinze’s Oke Osisi

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Sep 21, 2021

Pottery is widely regarded as an art devoid of aesthetics and gratification, especially in developing and underdeveloped countries. As a result, it deserves a permanent home and presence within a utilitarian canon and (artistic) accessory. Over the years, and in recent times there has been a widely held unchanging belief that pottery serves more functional than aesthetic purposes. Hence, pottery is deserving of a detailed artistic investigation, and the artist, Ato Arinze, between 2009 and 2010 began to seek more critical engagement with pottery.

To know more about Ato Arinze and his work, “Oke Osisi”, click on the link below to download the information sheet.

Ato Arinze’s Oke Osisi