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Unstoppable, 2023

by Obeka Simon

Painting : oil, pencil 42 x 40 x 1 inch


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Painting: oil, pencil

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42 x 40 x 1 inch Height x Width x Depth


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Artwork location: Nigeria

"Unstoppable" is a mesmerizing artwork that immediately captivates the viewer's attention. The central focus of the piece is a woman with her hair beautifully woven and elegantly packed. The intricate details of the hairstyle signify care, patience, and meticulousness. It is a testament to the dedication and creativity of the artist in showcasing the unique and transformative power of hair as a symbol of beauty and self-expression.

The woman's back turned towards the viewer adds a layer of intrigue and mystery to the artwork. It invites us to reflect on the significance of perspective and challenges us to consider the untold stories and hidden strengths that lie within individuals. The positioning of the subject symbolizes resilience, self-assuredness, and an unwavering determination to face life's challenges head-on.

"Unstoppable" is a celebration of feminine strength, independence, and self-empowerment. The woman depicted in the artwork embodies the essence of resilience, emphasizing that individuals have the power to overcome obstacles, embrace their uniqueness, and forge their own paths.

The meticulously crafted hairstyle represents the transformative nature of personal identity. It highlights the ability to express oneself authentically, irrespective of societal expectations or limitations. The woman's hair becomes a metaphorical crown, symbolizing her self-assuredness, inner strength, and unwavering spirit.

The choice to depict the woman with her back turned serves as a metaphor for her relentless pursuit of progress and her refusal to be defined by external judgment or limitations. It encourages viewers to reconsider their preconceived notions about strength and beauty, urging them to recognize that true power comes from within.

The title, "Unstoppable," further reinforces the artwork's message. It emphasizes the indomitable spirit that resides within every individual, transcending barriers and propelling them forward in the face of adversity. The artwork serves as a reminder that regardless of the challenges one may encounter, the human spirit possesses an inherent strength that cannot be suppressed.

Obeka Simon's artwork, "Unstoppable," is a powerful celebration of feminine strength, resilience, and self-empowerment. Through the captivating portrayal of a woman with her hair meticulously woven and her back turned towards the viewer, Simon invites us to embrace our unique identities, challenge societal expectations, and recognize the unyielding spirit that resides within us.

"Unstoppable" serves as a visual anthem, urging individuals to embrace their inner power and forge their own paths in life. It encourages viewers to discard limitations, embraces their authenticity, and celebrate the transformative nature of personal identity.

Obeka Simon's artwork not only captivates the eye but also resonates deeply within the hearts of those who encounter it. "Unstoppable" stands as a testament to the strength and resilience of the human spirit, inspiring us to embrace our own unstoppable nature and encourage others to do the same.

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Obeka Simon, Unstoppable
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Obeka Simon

Nigeria  • 1996

Obeka Simon Edoh is a full-time studio painter based in Abuja, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he studied Fine Art and majored in painting. He was among the top 25 artists in the ‘’Life in My City Art Festival’’ competition in 2019 in Nigeria and also among the 10 finalists in the ‘’Next Of kin Annual Juried Art Exhibition And Competition’’ in 2022 organized by Thought Pyramid Art Center, Lagos and also participated in a group exhibition titled ‘’No Pain No Gain’’ organized by Vivid ExclsiveArt Gallery in 2022.


My fascination and obsession with the human figure can not be overly emphasized. Sometimes, I find myself spending countless hours looking at the human face. In my paintings, I hope to communicate with my viewer's life experiences and stories attached to every face I paint and each face tells a different and unique story These life experiences and stories are sometimes beautiful, joyful, sad, provoking, and educating.

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