Not your typical masquerade
Artist Wole Lagunju strives to broker conversations around societal issues inherent in human and cultural relations.
Nigerian artist Wole Lagunju, 57, not only tackles social, racial, and gender issues in his work, but is bridging the gap between “the Yoruba speaking cultures of southern Nigeria and the consumer orientated post-fordist capitalist culture of the United States,” (Dr. Charles Gore School of Arts, SOAS).
Born in Oshogbo in Southern Nigeria, Lagunju’s fath…
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