Size - (USA):
72 W x 36 H x 2 D (inches)
Size - (metric):
182.9 W x 91.4 H x 5.1 D (centimeters)
Gran Pa’s Mementoes: Forever in Vogue is an Onaism styled rendering in oil on textured canvas painting, which is focused on traditional embroidered Yoruba attires that are everlasting cultural symbols in forms and finishing. This is a celebration of the forever in vogue traditional Yoruba senior male citizens’ fashionable apparels such as Agbada big top , Danshiki top , Ewu top , So’koto Soro and So’koto Kembe trousers pants , Fila-Gobi and File-Abe’ti Aja caps with beautiful embroideries on the clothes and other relevant forms and motifs from way back, yet still relevant till date. Face of Gran-Pa, grave yard, tape measure, needle, scissors, and other icons are represented in the work coupled with gray and faded blue violet hues to symbolize aging process of life. Orange was used to show joy and satisfaction in life.
Celebration, Vogue, Yoruba, Male, Citizen, Agbada, Danshiki, Forms, Gran Pa, Icons, Motifs, Original Painting, Fashion Painting