Prince Twins Seven-Seven
(1944 - 2011)
Prince Twins Seven-Seven was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Africa, Nigeria. Prince Twins SevenSeven is known for brightly colored patterned painting.
Biography Prince Twins Seven-Seven
Following is the obituary of the artist by William Grimes, The New York Times, July 3, 2011
Prince Twins Seven-Seven, Nigerian Artist, Dies at 67
Prince Twins Seven-Seven, a prominent Nigerian artist and leading representative of the Oshogbo School, whose brightly colored, intricately patterned paintings evoked the world of Yoruba folklore and religion, died on June 16 in Ibadan, Nigeria. He was 67.
The cause was complications of a stroke, Harriet B. Schiffer, his dealer, said. Prince Twins Seven-Seven changed his birth name, Olaniyi Osuntoki, to signal his status as the sole surviving child of his parents' seven sets of twins. "They believed that I was the reincarnation of twins they had lost," he told
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