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The Importance of Oriki Yoruba Mural Art

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1. Title Title of document The Importance of Oriki Yoruba Mural Art
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Stephen Folaranmi; Obafemi Awolow University, Ile Ife, Nigeria.
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4. Description Abstract In visual art, inspiration and concept are the driving forces in the execution of a particular art piece, be it in the Fine or industrial Art. Yoruba traditional mural has been executed in most cases in veneration of the and most of the products are for the Oba as well as for rich or influential individuals. Despite the painters claim to have been moved or inspired by the spiritual powers of the in the execution of such murals, Or cognomen has been discovered to be a very important driving force in these paintings. This paper tries to examine the importance and impact of orgin the execution and interpretation of selected Yoruba traditional murals.
5. Publisher Organizing agency, location Africa Resource Center, Inc
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7. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 2011-03-30
8. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
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11. Source Title; vol., no. (year) Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World; No 4 (2002)
12. Language English=en en
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15. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright (c) 2014 Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World