Lanre Buraimoh Acrylic Painting "Mile to Downtown," 2021
Lanre Buraimoh (Nigerian/American, born 1976)
Mile to Downtown, 2021
Acrylic painting on canvas
Signed and dated to lower right
Attributes and artist information inscribed to verso
Lanre Buraimoh was born in Nigeria to parents who are themselves celebrated contemporary artists, Chief Jimoh Buraimoh and Mrs. Alake Buraimoh, and he was raised in the ancient city of Osogbo, known for its rich cultural heritage. Buraimoh learned from his parents, and studied business administration in college before embarking on his own artistic career. He is inspired by the themes and motifs of the traditional Yoruba beadwork of West Africa and often incorporates beads into his paintings. His work has been widely exhibited across the globe and has earned numerous prestigious awards, including the American Art Award, Sky Forest California, Coastal League Museum in California, American Art Award California, Light Space and Time Gallery in Florida, and People Upstream Gallery Omaha, Nebraska.
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