International Artist Kwabena Yeboah under the YEB Gallery, in partnership with the Mix has introduced the opening reception of Kwabena Yeboah’s Solo Art Exhibition.
The challenge titled “Threads of Life” at the Mix Design Hub will take place from Friday, November 25, 6 PM to Saturday, December 3, 2022.
This solo art exhibition will characteristic prominent company from all throughout Ghana who want to have a really feel of the silk thread masterpiece arts made by the award-winning artist Kwabena Yeboah. Through summary realism, his works discover and depict frequent threads and a way of satisfaction amongst Africans and diaspora societies.
The art to be displayed expresses and displays the id, royalty, celebrations and performances of his topics together with his threading.
Kwabena Yeboah is a Ghanaian artist with over 4 a long time of experience in silk threading. He found textile art early in 1977 in Nigeria, Lagos. He developed the craft into an art type often known as silk thread art or threading again in Ghana.
Inspired by one of the wonders of nature – the black spider’s internet, he creates impactful narratives and experiments with the silk medium utilized in traditional Kente adornment of Royals in Ghana. The artist is understood for his energetic and vivid color palette that invigorates his masterpiece, from African masks to spirits. His artworks are exhibited and picked up internationally.
According to the artist, the occasion, “Threads of Life”, brings the DNA significance of Kwabena Yeboah’s pioneering work into focus and to the general public. Kwabena Yeboah guarantees an experience price 4 a long time of artist invention as he leads all to take a more in-depth look at the composition of his works’ id, figuration and celebration.
‘Threads of Life’ shall additionally reveal the flexibility of the silk thread medium and his threading approach involving strands of tremendous silk tessellating in an inverse spiral sample on canvas.
Kwabena Yeboah said, “these threadings are made with silk thread used in Kente clothing, and Kente is more than just a cloth; it is an iconic representation of the history, ideas, ethics, oral literature, belief, social values, and thoughts of West Africans”.
Kente is exported as one of the crucial symbols of African heritage and satisfaction in African societies all through the diaspora,” he added.
Kente, in accordance to him, is adorned by Ashanti royalty and restricted to specific social and ceremonial capabilities. It continues to be related to wealth, high social standing, and cultural sophistication. These cultural and historic values are what embody his works.
This art exhibition curates works from his cultural, musical and spirit collection. These masterpiece threads will categorical and mirror his topics’ id, royalty, celebrations and performances. “I encourage everyone to walk in during the date slated for this exhibition and enjoy the rich Ghanaian culture made with fine silk threads,” he explained.
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