In the movie "King Arthur" a 2004 Irish-British-American historical adventure film which was directed by Antoine Fuqua and produced by Jerry Bruckheimerthe title character Clive Owen described “Honour as something that all men are born with, it cannot be taken from you nor can it be granted... It must only not be lost”. True, very true and it is this honour that brought about the fatherhood honour which is the peak of recognition in the entirety of a man's life as regards honour owing to the International Father's Day celebration around the world.
The Genesis Art Gallery joined the world to celebrate Father's Day with an exhibition where paintings, sculptures and furnitures were showcased to commemorate UNESCO International Father's Day 2019.
The event held on Sunday 16, June 2019 at the Ulli Beier and Omoleye Halls of the Genesis Art Gallery and was chaired by Chief Bisi Akande, erstwhile governor of state of Osun; HRM Oba Adedokun Abolarin, Oragun Oke Ila, royaled as the father; and Prof. Olu Aina, former registrar, NABTEB as the special guest of honour.
Prof. Siyan Oyeweso, executive director, CBCIU, Osogbo; Mrs Olujoke Fabayo; and Oba Adetola Olaniyi Olanipekun EmmanuelKing as special host, hostess and guest of honour respectively are part of the dignitaries that attended the exhibition.
|Mahogany Hotel and Suites(Ibadan)|
Themed: Digi Ola which means “Precious Mirror”, art was exhibited in varietal delights by these artists: Yinka Fabayo, Gbenga Ajiboye, Anthony Abolarinwa, Realwan Olarenwaju, Kayode Omidiran, and Philip Olanipekun.
The curator, Genesis Art Gallery, Adeyinka Fabayo, in his statement seen by GodfreyTimes said this event is the Gallery's contribution towards raising the young generation that can go and represent our communities as a bridge between the past and present.
Fabayo also described the exhibition in all perspectives, as a salutation to our fathers as honour must be given to whom honour is due.
GodfreyTimes will bring you pictures of the paintings, sculptures and furnitures exhibited. But before that here are some pictures from the event below...
|Adeyinka Fabayo, Curator Genesis Art Gallery|