Details:

A figure study in cool shades of blue, purple and green composed of simplified forms emphasizing relationships between color and shape.
Framed: 16.0 x 12.1 x 1.4 in.
Signed

① Artwork:

Midnight Jaunt II

This watercolor is a figure study in cool shades of blue, purple and green. This small-scale composition is composed of simplified forms that emphasize relationships between color and shape. While the artist often works on paper to create studies for large-scale oil canvas paintings, this watercolor and ink image is fully realized in its vibrant immediacy and compositional fluidity. This work is part of a series that loosely portrays pairs of androgynous figures dancing afloat in fields of patterned color.

Specs:

10 inches
14 inches
with frame
12.1 inches
16 inches

③ Artist:

Tunji Adeniyi-Jones

Tunji Adeniyi-Jones creates bold oil paintings where androgynous figures and animals, stand-ins for ancestors and deities, dance in richly patterned floral backgrounds. His works grapple with the ancient history of West Africa and its mythology through a diasporic lens, creating a space where multiple identities bloom.

Tunji Adeniyi-Jones:
Midnight Jaunt II, 2021
Watercolor and ink on paper
14.0 × 10.0 inches /
Tunji Adeniyi-Jones:
Midnight Jaunt II, 2021
Watercolor and ink on paper
14.0 × 10.0 inches /
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