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In My Father's House Are Many Mansions by Eddy Aigbe


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Title: “In My Father’s House Are Many Mansions”
Medium: Acrylics & Collage
Size: 31" X 38"
Ground: Boxed Loxley Canvas (triple Primed)

This is an acrylic cum mixed media painting on canvas (I find acrylics very easy to use and that it can mimic other media textures too).
It is my artistic ‘take’ from the bible verse John 14:2. This painting just ‘came to me’, it was almost purely expressed in its symbolic form, both in, form & color.
The predominant blue colour was done to signify God’s/Christ’s purity, coolness, and his healing power. His facial colour was a deliberate attempt to keep him from being stereotyped to a particular race or color. His outstretched posture was to signify his dominance/importance in the Heavenly realm (behind him) and, his welcoming gesture. His over-emphasized foot symbolizes his establishment on Earth & ‘Above’. The mansions are prepared and welcoming and, the Earth below His outstreched arms is rendered in different colours to represent the different moods, anger, happiness, sadness, feeling of danger & war, fruitfulness, to name but a few. I have often found others having a different and often interesting view of my interpretation, which makes it all the more exciting. I pray that it inspires others in different ways as it did, for me.

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  • Mark Skay
    Mark Skayover 3 years ago

    awesome ! This work is brilliant Edy ! ! !

  • Thanks Mark I really appreciate this! It makes all the hours of hard work worthwhile indeed! :)

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinover 3 years ago

    This is astonishingly good work…such a feast for the eyes and the soul…more please …lol

  • Thank you, This work burned in my soul for awhile so I had to ‘bring it out’. I’m glad that people like yourself see & feel it too :)

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • linaji
    linajiover 3 years ago

    your story and heART are seen clearly in this high Def… work of Art my friend. So nice to meet you and feel your passionate life!

  • Thank you linaji, like I told Redviolin, it came from deep within and I’m glad to share but even more elated that others see and feel it too

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • linaji
    linajiover 3 years ago

    Oh I wanted to say how I love the faces on the homes… it gives this piece such innocence

  • Yes it does… thanks

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • dabadac
    dabadacover 3 years ago

    wonderfully done…

  • Thanks Barbara! Your flowers are gorgeous too!

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • dabadac
    dabadacover 3 years ago

    thank you too…

    DARREL NEAVESover 3 years ago

    niiiice !! … d.N.a

  • Thanks D!

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • caryshaf
    caryshafover 3 years ago

    Ohhhhh lovley….reminds me of Klee s work.

  • Paul Klee was one of the inspiration for this painting

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • rosalin
    rosalinover 3 years ago

    very interesting ! love it

  • Thanks Rosalin, I really appreciate it :)

    – Eddy Aigbe

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 3 years ago

    Edy, such an inspired piece. I love how the faces, with their round child-like eyes, beckon to the viewer to come live there. The work invites one to travel every bit of the terrain and ultimately satisfy themselves that they’ve “been”. It’s nice to see a contemporary religious work that is fine art.

  • This a very deep statement. It shows that you are one those who really took a long look! Thank you ever so much :)

    – Eddy Aigbe

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