Posted on: July 6, 2020 Posted by: Artist Imo Comments: 0

The Angels of 17 Years Boy

This body of work conceptualizes the angel as a large, brown-skinned being, who is in various stages of appearing (or becoming). The figure is seemingly transfixed by the sight or idea of something that he is witnessing. He appears in full profile view, with a hand covering his face. Between his race, geometric stance, dramatic gesture, and repetitious appearances, I am addressing a number of ideas that are central to…