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Deborah Segun

Born in 1994, Lagos, Nigeria

Lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria


Firmly rooted in her personal experiences, Deborah Segun’s work celebrates the diverse bodies of women through shape and color, portraiture and narrative, creating an important counter-point to both art historical and contemporary depictions of the female form. The artist articulates the language of abstraction and more specifically the visual vocabulary of cubism to narrate the stories of her subjects which seem at once powerful and vulnerable. Her canvases are populated by the figures of volup...Read more