A Maiden's Cry

Maiden’s cry shows an elegantly dressed woman weeping

Okeke explained that this has to do with the agony women go through because of the different injustices and unfavourable condition against them both in the traditional and modern societies.

These include sexual abuse, forced marriage, intimidation, neglect and discrimination among others.

  • A Maiden's Cry
  • 1970
  • Gouache
  • Editioned, titled, signed & dated bottom right
  • 9.5 x 6.4 in
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