How a Nigerian Hyper-Realist Artist Went Viral

After sharing images of his newest works, Lagos-based artist Oresegun Olumide went viral. His hyper-realistic oil paintings have been shared tens of thousands of times across various social platforms, including Instagram, where his follower count exploded from 800 to 27,000 in just a week. Now, Olumide has been offered opportunities to host his next exhibition in the United States and the UK. Head to Quartz to take a look at his breathtaking paintings.