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uchenna odukwe London, UK

Born in Nigeria, Uchenna Odukwe emigrated to the United Kingdom at a young age. Now living and working in London, Odukwe continues to fuse his

Uchenna Odukwe draws on the eclectic imagery, color and mood of his African cultural heritage and by his sophisticated eye for contemporary design, he creates a unique form of African Abstraction that is uniquely his own. Inspired by African drumming and dance, two of the continent’s oldest surviving traditions, Odukwe plays with line, color, and movement to create vivid paintings that spring to life with vital energy. Swirling, curling, and dancing across the canvas, Odukwe’s graceful lines take centre stage in his works of varying abstraction. Although many of the artist’s works delve into total conjured in dreams, expresses the artist’s deep philosophical musings and inner psychological workings.

Left: African Drummer Acrylic and oil on panel 26 x 21 in. or 66 x 53cm Right Top: African Symbolisium Mixed media on paper 24 x 24 in. or 61 x 61 cm Bottom: Alage Mixed media on canvas 24 x 24 in. or 61 x 61 cm

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International Contemporary Masters IX  

A Contemporary Art Chronicle curated by Despina Tunberg and published by World Wide Art Books

International Contemporary Masters IX  

A Contemporary Art Chronicle curated by Despina Tunberg and published by World Wide Art Books

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