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Mufu Onifade


In 1992, he became the foremost Nigerian to master and practice painting on animal skin after training under the legendary Lemma Guya of Ethiopia, at the African Art Museum and training Institute. Mufu Onifade invented an authentic African painting technique now popularly known as Araism. He launched the technique with the solo art exhibition of 32 paintings at the Goethe-Institute(German Cultural Center), Lagos in 1998.