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Instagram Artists Top 7 art accounts you should follow

Instagram is of course the new gallery. Here are top Instagram artists you should follow.

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Arinze-Stanley's portrait of Buhari play

Arinze-Stanley's portrait of Buhari


Thanks to Instagram, you don't necessarily have to visit a gallery to view art.

Instagram has made room for artists to showcase their works and for galleries as well, not being confined to a four-wall anymore.

Instagram is full of some of the amazing contemporary artists who are showcasing their works on social media platforms free of charge.

Lovers of art can now discover the freshest global names in art, no matter where you are. All you need is a smartphone and, of course, an Internet connection.

For those looking to brighten their home feeds with amazing works of art in their beauty and array, here are some of the Instagram art accounts you should follow.

1. Ayo Filade

play Ayo Filade's drawing of a beautiful girl (Instagram)


Instagram handle; ayo_draws

26-year-old, Ayo Filade, is an incredibly talented artist who refers to his style as a mixture of the art movements. Incredibly, Filade uses only pencil to create hyperrealistic drawings that look almost real and alive than not.

2. Kenny Scharf

play Kenny Scharf's art pieces (Instagram)


Instagram handle; Kenny Scharf

Kenny Scharf, a painter and a sculptor is best known for his colorful, eye-popping large-scale outputs of various current and random stuffs and imagined creatures.

3. Arinze Stanley

play Beautiful black woman holding her hair by Arinze Stanley (Instagram)


Instagram handle; harinzeyart

Arinze Stanley is such a talented artists, whose drawings are just so real we're even having a hard time believing they aren't.

Arinze's hyperrealistic drawings are done using only charcoal and graphite pencils.

4. Olek Nyc

play Beautiful artwork by Olek nyc (Instagram)


Instagram handle; Olek

Olek Nyc's work features "sexuality, feminist ideals and the evolution of communication through colours, conceptual exploration and meticulous detail," according to the artist.

Olek is an artist who bases her practice on covering people and objects in crocheted cozies; as the artist puts it, “my madness becomes crochet.”

5. Devin Troy Strothers

play Devin Troy's creation (Instagram)


Instagram handle; devintroy

Devin is not only known for his creative art piece(s) but how beautiful these pieces are hilarious. It definitely expresses the hilarious side of the artist.

6. Yis Goodwin

play Painting by Yis Goodwin (Instagram)


Instagram handle: Nosego

Philadelphia artist, Yis Goodwin is known for his artistic works with a paint brush and a spray can. He merges fine art realism with pop art iconography.

7. Toyin Odutola

play Painting of a black man by Toyin Odutola (Instagram)


Instagram handle: obia_thethird

Toyin Ojih Odutola is a contemporary artist who focuses on the sociopolitical construct of skin colour through her multimedia drawings.

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