The Rosy Seasons of Life

The Rosy Seasons of Life
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06/06/2018
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THE ROSY SEASONS OF LIFE. To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: Ecclesiastes 3:1 Greatly influenced by the works of Renaissance’s artist Giuseppe Arcimboldi, the artist that used fruits to paint portrait of his subjects like “VERTUMNUS” – his portrait of Emperor Rudolph II in year 1590, O. Yemi chose Roses and Thorns to paint what he called “the fact of life”. O. Yemi interpreted the successes and failures in everyone’s life to be the “Roses and Thorns” of life. Following this unique concept, O. Yemi painted “The Rosy Day.” Abraham Lincoln said “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have Roses.” In spite of thorns, O. Yemi chose to celebrate the Rosy Seasons of life in this painting with the poem below. It is a Wonderful World after all, After all the tilling and toiling of the working time. It’s a wonderful world after the gloomy and dreary of the winter time. It’s a wonderful world; the sun is shi

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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