Toyin Folorunso Hammered Aluminum Relief Folk Art "Coronation"
Toyin Folorunso (Nigerian, Osogbo, 20th/21st century)
Hammered aluminum relief
Artist name, title, and medium inscribed to the verso
Toyin Folorunso was born in Nigeria to a family of artists. He is known for his highly detailed bas-reliefs created on salvaged sheets of aluminum, using folk art techniques passed down through many generations. His work has been featured in many exhibitions and is collected privately throughout the world.
- uses repurposed aluminum; abrasions, minor marks, slight warping and wear throughout; scratches and wear to frame; damage to upper right corner of frame with separating joint.
- measures frame.