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May 30 marks the birth date of one of the greatest rappers of all time; Big L (R.I.P.). On that date this year, I decided to pay a visit to the mural dedicated to him.

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Men’s Style Through the Artist’s Eyes is a 3 part series that explores  works of  artists that tap into the male sartorial subconscious either unintentionally, subliminally or overtly. The 3rd and last installment focuses on the works on Barkley L. Hendricks. All paintings are from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Barkley L. Hendricks is in tune with his Birth of the Cool.

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Men’s Style Through the Artist’s Eyes is a 3 part series that explores  works of  artists that tap into the male sartorial subconscious either unintentionally, subliminally or overtly. The 2nd installment focuses on the works of David Hockney

I hold Hockney’s work dear to my heart. He paints the man I aspire to dress like.


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Men’s Style Through the Artist’s Eyes is a 3 part series that explores  works of  artists that tap into the male sartorial subconscious either unintentionally, subliminally or overtly. This week, British-Born German artist Lucien Freud will be our subject of focus.

Lucien Freud is a man that deals on the psychological plane. His impastos are thick with layers that flesh out his subjects with a unsettling sense of vulnerability.

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As stated in the last post, it’s been a while since I post anything here. My Tumblr has been receiving most of my attention. In any case I will try to post here at least once a week.

I’ve recently been slammed by a wall of inspiration splashed by the different shades of  the color blue…

The concept of death has also been on my mind… in what way it relates to us. Whether through fear, celebration or glorification.

It’s probably the fact that I had the time to reflect on my uncle’s passing 5 years ago in April.

It could also be the works of  Actress, Madlib and Yves Klein and the next collection I’m working on talking to me.

I know weird.

Oh Nigeria. I made my first visit in 14 yrs in the midst of your toll-gate fiasco and left on the eve of your Occupy moment. It has been a long time and I am glad to have been in the middle of what seems to be positive change within the country.
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