Yorùbá master carver Lukman Alade Fakeye (born Ìbàdàn, Nigeria, 1983), the Fall 2022 Hayden Visiting Artist, Yale School of Art, leads an in-gallery drawing session focused on works by the celebrated woodcarver Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (ca. 1885–1975). A sixth-generation carver of the Fakeye dynasty, Lukman guides participants through the five individual steps of carving. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition. Generously sponsored by the Hayden Visiting Artist Fund and the Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund.
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