Afro Futuristic visual art is born of Rhythmism. Onli's shown to positive acclaim with Cool Globes, The Tubman Museum, MCA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Krannert Museum, OSUN, Younger Gallery, UIC, The DuSable Museum, Chicago Children's Museum, The FIAP in Paris, plus many publications, with his compelling future-primitif expressions which he termed as "Rhythmism" in the early 1970s. Educators, collectors, curators, critics, publishers and students are.. " Welcome!"
Installation series from ONLI STUDIOS presented at the DuSable Museum in Chicago.
Monday, March 28, 2016
Rhythmism was coined in around 1971 to suggest a future-primitif approach that embraces the chains and future flows of all humanity. We know all people are linked at their collective roots.
Now more terms and sub-titles are growing to expand the reach and styles related to this insight.
The Creative and the intelligent are in motion in this concept. It is about time!
Be it the ice age of the heat of Africa…we are of the One.
Museums give rise to the truths buried in the past.
Modern civilization and looking toward the stars has its root and intellectual template in Northeastern African along the Nile.
This is Prof. Onli's 1994 Rhythmistic treatment of a traditional Biblical theme. What types of art are in your places of meditation and worship. ALso we have classic treatments from selected Artistic Greats.