Sculptures

Anyanwu
Maiden Dance
Anyanwu By Ben Enwonwu (1956)
Knowledge By Ben Enwonwu (1963)
Female form By Ben Enwonwu
Sango By Ben Enwonwu (1956)

Sàngó: The Wrath of Olódùmarè

Onílé iná
The Lord of the house of fire!

A ‘ ni
One who causes sudden dread!

Ògírígirì,
The terrible, rumbling One

Ekùn a-sè-‘ ‘
The leopard that devours the liar.

Iná òsán!

Iná gun orí ilé fe ‘!


Èbìtì fìrì se gbì!

Noonday fire!
Fire that mounts the roof and becomes glaring flame!
The murderous weight that strikes the ground with a resounding force!

Nzegwu, Nkiru (2000). BEN ENWONWU: ART FROM A SIXTY-YEAR CAREER – A RETROSPECTIVE. Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World; 1, 2. [http://www.ijele.com/vol1.2/index1.2.htm].

Cathedral-Evangelist
Abstract Figure of a Woman

All Art work are taken from [http://www.ijele.com/vol1.2/index1.2.htm] by Nzegwu, Nkiru (2000). BEN ENWONWU: ART FROM A SIXTY-YEAR CAREER – A RETROSPECTIVE. Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World; 1, 2.