The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso never got to see what you’re about to see since he died in 1973, before this artist was born, but we bet all his dust would have been blown away too.
Yes, it is a painting, not the photo of a real human being.
Oresegun Olumide, a painter and alumnus of the Yaba College of Technology is creating some of the most amazing works of art you’ll be seeing in a while.
The depth of the realism in his art will make you question many things, like how other human beings can be this talented and not have two heads.
This guy’s street cred in the world of realism is international, as his art has been exhibited in and outside Nigeria. The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA, has acknowledged his work in the past.
Can we take a moment to give it up for the talent that is abound in this country?