" Nothing exists until or unless it is observed, An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it creative observation, creative viewing."
"Bridge over Troubled Waters" Acrylic on Canvas 24" X 24"Blue waves ripple across a canvas populated by intricate geometric shapes. Crossing its center, gray and white tiles tend a solid bridge from one bank to the other, a waiting house offers shelter and a white flag waves in the breeze, we often find ourselves in a troubled waters...... its an aspect of creation, "says Lanre of this cryptic painting" But those who are pure in spirit will renew their strenght, and there will always be a cosmic bridge.......
"Hope" Acrylic on Canvas coated with iridescent Bronze, Gold, Copper and Silver. 30" X 30``Cruelly cut off near its base, a tree nonetheless sends out a new branch that sprouts from the scar. Lanre paints a colorful metaphor expressing the hope of rebirth.
"The Flourishing Tree" Acrylic on Canvas 30" X 30"
"Unity" Acrylic on Canvas coated with Iridescent Bronze, Gold,
Copper and Silver. 48" X 60"
United we stand divided we fall, so powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. He who experience the unity of life sees his own self in all beings, and all beings in his own self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye. Where there is unity there is always victory.
"Boiling Point" Acrylic on Canvas coated with Iridescent Copper, Bronze and Gold. 24" X 24"An Optimist is like a tea bag, he's not worth much until he's been through some hot water.
"The Dark Night" Acrylic on Canvas coated with Iridescent Pearl, and Copper. 30" X 36"The darker the night the brighter the luminaries, embracing the dark night is like a flood light to the journey of life. However long the night, the dawn will break.
"A New Earth" Acrylic on Canvas coated with Silver, Bronze and Gold. 30" X 30""Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
"The Bold Step" Acrylic on Canvas coated with Bronze, Silver and Gold. 24" X 24"
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