Iradukunda Gulain

Gulain Iradukunda is a celebrated Rwandan artist who began drawing at a young age before pursuing art as a career. He is fascinated with the human figure and thusly the human body is the main subject of his work. He experiments with different mediums from acrylics to charcoal and found materials. He has collaborated with fashion houses and other artists like House of Tayo, Burna Boy, and Jidenna. He has exhibited and participated in over 4 residencies in India for the last 2 years. He is on the quest to explore culture and civilization through his portraits.
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The Banjo Player

2019 | Mixed Media, Acrylic and Cut Paper, stretched on wood frame African people are f...

2019 | Mixed Media, Acrylic and Cut Paper, stretched on wood frame African people are frequently pigeonholed and stereotyped. This places them in a predicament because when they are "cultured," they are "uncivilized," and therefore not accepted in the rest of the world. This piece shows that Africans create their cultures and can use whatever instruments they want. See more artwork by Iradukunda Gulain

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Blindspot

2020 | Acrylic and Mercury on Canvas, stretched on wood frame Art can be an exaggeration...

2020 | Acrylic and Mercury on Canvas, stretched on wood frame Art can be an exaggeration of reality, but it's often a reflection of the truth. Living through the COVID-19 pandemic had severe implications on people's lives, and many people still have questions. Was the threat enough to put the world on hold? Do we know the whole truth, or are we following blindly? See more artwork by Iradukunda Gulain

$35.00 $135.00

6:59

2020 | Mixed Media, stretched on wood frame The COVID-19 pandemic compelled the governmen...

2020 | Mixed Media, stretched on wood frame The COVID-19 pandemic compelled the government of Rwanda to institute curfews. This artwork is about the rush and commotion just before the curfew. The artist echoes Nina Simone's view that "it is an artist's duty to reflect the times in which we live." See more artwork by Iradukunda Gulain

$35.00 $135.00