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Portraits of Davido, Zuckerberg, Nike Okundaye show at art exhibition



Portraitures of popular Nigerian music act Davido, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and female Nigerian artist Nike Okundaye , topped the list of works on display at the O’ Sagacity art exhibition underway at the National Museum, Lagos .

The artist /exhibitor, Sunday Olaniyi , told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that each of these people inspired his works , adding that he appreciated them for their contributions to the entertainment industry.
Olaniyi said that the portraitures of the celebrities would be handed over to them immediately after the exhibition .

According to him , 50 artworks were on display , including bead portraitures , paintings , mixed media , aluminium foil and sculpture .

“ I have some of my works exhibited , such as , Tough time never last ; Moderation ; Nose can ’ t smell the good and bad people ; Mind your business; Back to sender
“ Also , Davido, Mark Zuckerberg ; Chief Nike Okundaye ; Fingers are not equal; Springforth; Tolerance and more .

“ Sagacity means profound wisdom and it is this sagacious wisdom embedded in the Yoruba proverbs that lie at the heart of this exhibition.

“ The morals and values in ancient African history are the guiding forces in my works and their relevance to contemporary times .
“ These works are presented in forms of proverbs to drive home morals behind each of the art pieces , ” he said .

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