Nigerian man identified as Dotun Popoola is one man that has stood out as an artist with his amazing work of art. Due to the excellence of his artworks, he has been recognized both locally and internationally.
According to reports, Dotun lives in Ile-Ife, Osun state and is 35 years old. He has a university diploma in painting, general arts and sculpture. He started using junk metal to build art pieces in 2016. His works are now displayed in various exhibitions across the world.
With regards to his artwork, Dotun Popoola had this to say:
“Most of my sculptures have inspirations and philosophies that guide them. And oftentimes, when I am done with a sculpture, I try to create a philosophy around it that will tell a social story or a folktale.”
Dotun also weighed in on Nigerian art in general: “People are now picking up Nigerian art and appreciating the history, the content, the technicalities in the work and the philosophies in Nigerian art. So I feel the response has really changed drastically.”
Oh well, his art work is enough to leave on speechless. He is truly amazing and talented.