By Ekaete Bassey
Popular musician Wizkid, has reacted to the oil portrait a talented fan made of his picture.
According to the artist, who identifies himself as Amos Osemwengie, the art piece was created using oil and acrylic paints.
He shared several photos and video of the masterpiece on via his Instagram page with a detailed insight about the body of work.
Size; 36 by 36 inches
Medium; Oil and acrylic
Amos Osemwengie, 2021.
“I have come to develop a certain interest in the possibilities of integrating visual art with other forms of art such as Music.
“Asides being a fervent music lover, i believe every form of art operates under the same creative principle at its very core. Hence i see no reason for boundaries between these industries.
“We can think about this piece as my first attempt at infusing both art forms. By creating a traditional visual art of one of Africa’s leading music star Wizkid(Big Wiz). Documenting what i believe to be his most solid project yet “Made In Lagos”.
“As inspired by such a gorgeous body of work which encompasses the embodiment of Afrobeats with a tease of jazz, reggae and soul music all through the entire project i have infused every element i find exciting to the album and also every visual element which i find describes the Artist’s artistry.
Overtime, it has become a norm among big acts in the entertainment industry to show love and support towards their fans by acquiring their works especially those pieces that are outstanding.
The “Don’t Dull” crooner having sighted the beautiful artistic creation couldn’t hold back his amazement and love for the artwork thus, he dropped off a comment on the post signifying his interest in owning the piece:
Big Wiz wrote; “Want this! Love!”
The stunned father of three also shared the portrait on his Insta stories to further validate his love for the artistic piece.