Adebola Bolarinwa

Black and white painting of female standing in front of a large face in the background, visible through her opaque figure. Pops of color appear throughout the artwork in an orange and flower on a table and the mouth of the face.

Bruised orange

by Adebola Bolarinwa, ’24
16in x 20in Acrylic, Charcoal and Oil Pastel on Canvas, 2021

Major: Biological Sciences

Inspired by Justin Vernon’s version of the song “Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)” by John Prine, the contrast of the colors, amidst all the black and white, create a cheerful dynamic to the overall solemn perception of the piece.