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Emeka Okoro - Artist

Emeka Okoro Art

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The Oshogbo Art Movement of Nigeria influences my art.   The Oshogbo Art Movement started in the early 1960s near Oshogbo, capital of Oshun state in south-west Nigeria.   Oshogbo lies along the Oshun River, eternal home of Oshun, goddess of the river and beloved wife of Sango, fourth King of the Yorubas and god of thunder and lighting.   In the mid-1950s, Oshogbo was a thriving metropolis that embraced African, Christian and Muslim traditions.   The most important festival was the annual rite in honor of Oshun and people of all faiths and from all over the world came to...more
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