The Eagle has Landed

The Eagle has Landed

Brilliant work O Yemi Tubi. Brilliant.

A picture paints a thousand words and yours speak volumes. Paintings offer an international language to tell what´s wrong in the world today. Come to think of it, it has never been right since Cain and Able.

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Like some of the old art masters Delacroix and Goya that spoke about social and political upheavals of their time in their works, O Yemi Tubi uses this painting to speak about American involvement in most of the wars going on around the world at this time. “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art” so said Paul Cezanne; O Yemi was emotionally moved to pick up his brushes again by the horrors of war seen on television to do this painting. This work was done in oil painting. O Yemi used Giant American Bald Eagle as a Chinook war plane to carry American soldiers into the war front. At the background of the painting, soldiers are parachuting down from war planes and at the bottom are burning houses and burning armoured tank. In the middle ground, O Yemi showed the soft side of an American soldier sobbing on a dead Iraqi baby wrapped in a blanket. Beside the sobbing soldier, O Yemi painted American soldiers leading away the natives accused of terrorism. Next to this are NATO

About the Artist
O Yemi Tubi

Olabamiji Yemi Tubi, commonly known as O Yemi Tubi and also known in the art world as MOYAT was born in 1955 in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria, West Africa. His BFA Degree was obtained from Valdosta State College, Valdosta Georgia USA where he majored in Graphic Design. He was awarded Art Scholarship…

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