ONLI WEAR

ONLI WEAR
Installation series from ONLI STUDIOS presented at the DuSable Museum in Chicago.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

 These interpretations of the amazing, Afro-Future Rhythmistic character, Malcolm-10 were created in tribute to the 20th Anniversary of the launch of the Black Age movement by its creator, Turtel Onli.
The first appearance of Malcolm-10 was in a book by the same name, published by ONLI STUDIOS.  It is a serious collector's item. This one is by the Black Age great, Professor John Jennings.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Visit the DuSable Museum to learn about the landmark Africobra, and its Impact exhibition and program.
 This is the entrance to the AFRICOBRA exhibition at the DuSable Museum that features the visual art of afrofuturist innovators circa 1960/mid 1970s. Various themes. This is a fantastic program sponsored in part by the Terra Foundation and the Logan Art Center.
 Onli is posed next to a pointilism image he created at age 19. Circa 1971.
Her we have Joy, a frequent model of ONLI STUDIOS, 
checking out a 1975, Onli Rhythmistic painting called, "Stealmelonthiefa". 
Acrylics on Canvas. 
Looking to transform a stereotype to a positive icon.
 This "Miles Davis" inspired masterwork from 1975 is now available as a limited edition print to curators or collectors alike. By Onli:
 The cosmic designs of this public artwork show how Afrofuturist concepts are applied as functional fine art in the Rhythmisitc mannner. By Onli: Circa 1995.
Wearable art offers quite the experience for afrofuturist fashion expressions in the urban, rural or street context. Note the African Lion treatment in the background along with the updated interpretation of the Eye of Horus from Ancient Eygptian art. By Onli: