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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Northern Culture from Bash

I was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled upon Bash Art Gallery; it was such a breath of fresh air. Bash is a young, talented and passionate artist from Kano state. He translates his love for his Northern heritage into his art. And you have to admit, his art is beautiful (both in terms of technique and creativity). He has read Art right through primary to tertiary school and has been involved in many national and international exhibitions.

The striking thing about Bash is that he understands that art is in everything- the air we breathe, the lovely landscapes we see and even in the sounds we can hear. To him, art is nature and art is life, so he has dedicated his life to creativity and artistic expression through paint.

"I use Art to keep reminding myself about my essence of living. 'Art is Life'". Check out some of his portraits:
Bash Art Gallery hosts many lovely paintings featuring landscapes, tie and dye designs, book illustrations, and of course, more portraits. Check out more of Bash's creations on his website. You can also reach him easily via email: bashart64@yahoo.com.

P.S. I have to apologize for not updating sooner- I've been having some pretty frustrating Internet woes. But nope, it's not an excuse. Sorry guys, hope you're alright.

38 comments:

  1. i really like the painting of the fulani girl. his work is nice. sorry about your internet challenge. have a blessed weekend.xoxo

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  2. Hi Adiya, sorry about your internet. Thank God you posted today. You were on my mind earlier.

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  3. I love the realism in his paintings, really talented!

    Hope your internet works out. Take care, dear.

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  4. he has some really nice work. i visited his site. hope u get back on soon

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  5. A big hello Adiya. Sorry I have not been here in ages. I love the 3rd picture of the lady - amazing detail. This artist is mighty talented.

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  6. This guy is really talented. And I really like african paintings and paintings that showoff african art and tradition. Embracing the heritage. Which is why I really like the whole concept of ur blog. Keep it up!

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  7. He is really good!!! i love the paintings

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  8. He is amazingly talented. I especially love the details of the last picture.

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  9. I love those works, he surely knows his thing

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  10. hey,

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  11. Aww his paintings are really nice and to think that he is from the North. Nice.
    Love your blog. i am your latest follower. i hope you stop by my blog.
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  12. Love love love that second to last piece!!! Need that in my future house!!!!

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  13. Thank you so much for checking this post out. The guy is talented, i'm glad you think so too :D

    Adiya

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  14. The painting of the man blowing the local trumpet is stunning... The detail in the beads of sweat... The concentration... The artist really captured a moment in time... Very striking...

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  15. He is really good and talented. I like the picture of the fulani girl and the 2 boys.

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  16. nice paintings. first time here n following.
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  17. Awesome paintings. Love your blog, talk about African chic:)))
    Im now following you, would you like to follow me back?
    xoxo
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  18. wow, this is nice. Reminds me of portraits 've seen at my igbo(sp) doctor's office when i was little. Also, what is tertiary school?

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  19. This is really great art work; I love African arts. It is nice to see some talent coming out of my good old country:)

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  20. beautiful pictures.

    love
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  21. Those are amazing!! And lately I've been itching to paint, but schools back. No time!

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  22. amazing pieces, i wish i could paint :( x

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  23. really great art. everything looks so life like.

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  24. awesome paitings,he has a big talent, I know this internet problem loll

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  25. Wow! Your artwork is AMAZING. Have you given a showing in the states?

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  26. This is talent! Love the fulani painting!

    xoxo
    Stella

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  27. Love what you are doing.. Very nice :)

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  28. lovely paintings!
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  29. Wow,he is so talented!
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  30. Love African paintings, 2nd pic is my fav!!

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  31. love the painting with the two boys, so real! http://maalidesigns.blogspot.com/

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  32. Inlove with the third portrait...can I have it,plssss:)))
    xoxo

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  33. Omg this is talent indeed
    Beautiful, every single one

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  34. Bash's work is absolutely amazing!!! I love everything here :)

    That GOOD GOOD Blog

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  35. Helo! I love your style! You have very beautiful pics! I will follow you:)
    Big hug & kiss:)

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  36. Wow!! I really love the paintings. Truyl talented artist.
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  37. Thanks guys for all your generous comments about my Art works, it means a lot to me. Thanks muse origin, keep up the good work. Cheers!..

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