Obiora Udechukwu | the artist




The artist Obiora Udechukwu
Born 1946, Nigeria.

Style and technique of the artist: Drawing, Painting, Writing,


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Watercolours, ink washes and drawings
Born in Nigeria in 1946, Obiora Udechukwu is a Painter, Poet, Playwright, and University Professor who has been a strong and consistent name in African Art, Literature and Education for over three decades…
Obiora Udechukwu, one of the most influential contemporary artists from Nigeria for several decades, is a visual lyricist, a poet whose mastery of the line and drawing is beyond compare. Since the early 1970s, Udechukwu has been a leading member of the Nsukka School – known for experimentation with traditional Igbo Uli mural and body design. In the late 1970s he became interested in watercolor and Chinese calligraphy, particularly in the juxtaposition of text and image, but also in the lyrical power of lines deployed with brush and calligraphic pen…


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