nigerian-based joseph eze incorporates painting, sculpture and fashion in stunningly vibrant works of art

April 5, 2017

Joseph Eze is a Nigerian artist whose work is a mix of vibrant paintings, sculptures, and fashion. Majoring in painting, Eze graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with Second Class Upper in Fine and Applied Arts. Based in Lagos, the artist’s motif of glamorously designed¬† bare bodies in his paintings brings to mind the ancient practice of bodily decoration in the south-eastern region of the country. Check out some of the stunning artwork below!:

*Hari Ziyad is a New York based storyteller and writer for AFROPUNK. They are also the editor-in-chief of RaceBaitR, deputy editor of Black Youth Project, and assistant editor of Vinyl Poetry & Prose. You can follow them on Twitter @hariziyad.

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