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Title : puberty Medium :acrylic on canvas Size : 24 " by 12" Date :2022 This painting portray a girl during her puberty period with an African hair style called faux locs. (dreadlocks) As far back as 2500. B.C., The northwestern region of Namibia, ur hair style is determine ur age, life stage and marital status. A teenage girl during her puberty usually wear braid strands or dreadlocks hair that hangs over her face as shown in this painting. Also a young woman who is ready to marry often tie their dreadlocks revealing her face. Interestingly single men wear plaid to indicate their unmarried status. Finally, in the precolonial African societies black hair was seen as symbol of person's identity... Sit back and relax as I take you through the journey.

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Nurudeen abubakar, born 1988 in lagos, hail from Esa oke in osun state. He attends ayangburen primary school and united senior high school ikorodu lagos. (2007). He studied painting and general art in LAGOS states polytechnic and yaba college of technology, respectively, He has trained in many studio including jonix art studio lagos. He work for the famous bakers in Nigeria tosan jemide of cake by tosan, as an artist that paint and mould figurine on the cake for him for 2 years, He is a member of society of Nigeria artist lagos state chapter. He has pacitipate in numerous exhibition in Nigeria and has his solo exhibition at Alliance francaise yaba lagos (2013) His work can be found both private and public collection in Nigeria and abroad. Nurudeen has executed several mural paintings in LAGOS and it environs, and also coordinated many workshops and seminars for orphanage home and rehabilitation centers. He has also made his art as a therapy, using it to coordinate hands and brains of the less privileged.

Puberty (2022)

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