Dennis Osadebe: Meet the Nigerian artist visualizing Africa’s future by delving into the past

Written by Natalie Kainz, CNN In Dennis Osadebe’s “Nigerian Dream”, two figures dressed in fuscia and mustard yellow stare at the painting. Their facial features are obscured by a traditional tribal mask and a futuristic space helmet. The piece parodies Grant Wood’s 1930 painting “American Gothic”, but trades a rural farmhouse for a modern house …

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