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Jacob Afolabi

Born, 1944 in Nigeria

One of the artists in Contemporary African Art at Camden Arts Centre, London, 10 August - 8 September 1969. The artist’s biographical entry in the catalogue was “He studied painting with Denis Williams of the University of Ibadan and graphic art with Ruvan Rossem of the University of Amsterdam. He is concerned with people but scorns conventional anatomy; his work is almost surrealistic - the forms fluid, often dream-like and charged with emotional force. Afolabi has exhibited at galleries in Africa, Europe and the United States as well as in several festivals around the world.”