Simone Biles: The Golden Rose

Simone Biles: The Golden Rose
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Superb Skills!!!

Nice symbolism.

Posted on Mon 10 Jul 20:55:21

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10/07/2017
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“If you enjoy the fragrance of a rose you must accept the thorns which it bears” Isaac Hayes Life’s roses and thorns, sometimes it emanates sweet aroma of pleasantness and sometimes it pricks and causes pains. O. Yemi chooses to do series of Roses and Thorns paintings in which main objects of the paintings are roses woven into human figures. In this Rose and Thorns painting, O. Yemi chose to spotlight an American sensational artistic gymnast Simone Biles: The Blooming Rose. As it often says “no pain, no gain”; before she started to smell the roses of successes she would experience the thorns of challenges and trials like injuries in training and competitions. In preparing for this painting, O. Yemi researched about this American Blooming Rose to give him insight into her life. Simone was given up by her mother when she was just two, and she was shuffled into various foster care programs before being adopted and raised by her grandparents. Doubtlessly, those were the thorns of her life

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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