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The 99 Mount Street gallery London is proud to present a solo exhibition by African artist Ben Ibebe, featuring his oil paintings. These striking images of the rich cultural heritage and the every-day struggles and triumphs of Nigeria break new ground in Mayfair, bringing Africa to the heart of London..

The title of the exhibition “One out of Many: Life in growing Africa” is focussing on how an individual, even within a mass of humanity, can shine with resilience, be a vessel of culture held across generations, and find joy and companionship despite what can be a challenging background. The paintings display images of dense urban architecture, vibrant markets, tradition and romance in the context of African living. A play on what once was the translated Latin motto of the United States, “One out of Many” offers viewers a glimpse into a way of living rarely seen on the favoured high streets of...

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