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48_OdM_Augustine-Okoye

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#048 A Strong Man Indid: Firing Squad (Detail) by Augustine Okoye aka Middle Art

A Strong Man Indid [Indeed]: Firing Squad is a cartoon-strip painting by Augustine Okoye (whose business name was “Middle Art”) in the post-civil war 1970s in Nigeria. The painting conveys the story of three armed robbers who are tied to trees for public execution by a “firing squad” of soldiers, and among them so...