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Art Information Sheet Eighteen - Yusuf Grillo's Abe Nu Gongo

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May 16, 2021

Nigerian modern artists aimed to integrate indigenous cultural elements and forms with Western elements in their work. Painter and art educator, Yusuf Adebayo Cameron Grillo, is no exception. Grillo's works are characterized by abstract depictions of the human figure that suggest geometry in their form and attire, producing an atmosphere that conveys a stained glass effect all within prosaic Yoruba culture compositions.

To know more about Yusuf Grillo and his work, “Abe nu Gongo”, click on the link below to download the information sheet.

Yusuf Grillo's Abe Nu Gongo