Name of Artist: Omoniyi Gabriel
Title: Egungun Masquerade festival
Medium: Gouache on Paper
Size: 10inchs x 12inchs
Literature: The pain!ng primarily portrays the popular Yoruba cultural heritage and masquerade
fes!val, which happens to be the most colorful of the Yoruba fes!val. It shows o' the rich
heritage of the Yoruba in their elaborate costumes that are worn by the masquerade. Members
of the Egungun family drum and dance to accompany the Egungun and it is through their
drumming and dance that they are possessed by the spirit of their ancestors. It also bestows
blessing upon spectators and issues warning about impending event.
Egungun Masquerade festival
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