Sunset Duet III Tunji Adeniyi-Jones | PLATFORM

Details:

A figure study in warm shades of orange, red and pink composed of simplified forms emphasizing relationships between color and shape.
Framed: 13.8 x 10.7 x 1.4 in.
Signed

① Artwork:

Sunset Duet III

This watercolor is a figure study in warm shades of orange, red and pink. 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:

8.8 inches
11.8 inches
with frame
10.7 inches
13.8 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:
Sunset Duet III, 2021
Watercolor and ink on paper
11.8 × 8.8 inches /
Tunji Adeniyi-Jones:
Sunset Duet III, 2021
Watercolor and ink on paper
11.8 × 8.8 inches /
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