2012. Watercolour and ink on watercolour paper.
12 x 16 inches
About the Art
Modé has stripped these portraits down to the bare essentials and focuses on the parts that interest her the most. Her fascination with eyes, which some believe mirror the soul, is the primary subject of this mini-collection. She plays with colours, brush strokes and exaggerated features for emphasis.
The artist references her Yoruba culture through the horizontal marks that appear in all the pieces. These marks are stylized versions of facial tribal marks that are part of Yoruba and some other African cultural practices.
About the Original
This artwork has been framed.
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