New York Observer: On View, An African Artist Brightens Chelsea With Radiant Abstractions
July 15, 2015 - Piri Halasz
Kunbi’s chosen vehicles of expression in this exhibition are stripes of many different colors. It might appear as though stripes are an overly familiar vehicle, having already been employed with such magnificence by Kenneth Noland, as well as by lesser artists like Gene Davis, Bridget Riley, & Gerhard Richter.
Kunbi’s stripes are different.
For one thing, his paint surfaces are rougher and freer (he works with a mixture of rollers and brushes, and often on several paintings at one time). There is a real textural interest here...Download Article (PDF)