As the 19th edition of Dr. Bruce Onobrakpeya-led yearly Harmattan Workshop, which holds at Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, was announced, the organisers, used the occasion as debut for its award ceremony.
Arueyingho’s step ahead in painting, print
Whatever level of control man has over unseen spiritual or metaphysics guidance in a given journey may not be exactly known to science and spiritualists. But for artist, Geoffrey Arueyingho....
Osaghae... A pseudo-minimalist’s strokes stop
Ben Osaghae (1962 - 2017) died as an artist whose strokes on canvas would be remembered, as radiating pseudo-minimalism aura. Sources from colleagues disclosed that Osaghae was found dead inside his Egbeda home...
Knighthood of New Dawn for African diaspora creatives
Adjaye, whose works in public spaces across the world are well known, crowns his revered spot in architecture as the lead architect of the newly opened Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C, U.S.
A wassail for the wayfarer: Biodun Jeyifo at 71 - Part 2
But still, in spite of the amazing brilliance of these works that established his reputation, his latest publication, Against the Predator’s Republic, which I have referred to above, may well turn out to be his magnum opus.
‘Red list of cultural objects to protect West African artefacts
Spurred by the carnage against cultural objects during the 2012 Malian crisis, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) is taking what could be rescue mission to prevent illicut sales...
Artists square up for young contemporaries contest
As lovers of visual art gear up for this year’s edition of Young Contemporaries, the Rele Arts Foundation (RAF) has announced that five finalists will compete in the sophomore edition of the project. An artistic initiative that identifies, promotes and mentors....
Dyslexia artist beats all odds to hold first exhibition
Rising to overcome a medical condition called ‘Dyslexia’ and inspired by music, his environment and Nigerians’ colourful way of life, a new entrant into artwork, Abidemi Demuren, held his first art exhibition recently at Didi Museum....
Experience Nigeria art of resilient patronage
Art competitions as crucial inputs that come with honours such as awards across various other areas of art patronage and promotion are no doubt the oil that lubricate art appreciation in the Lagos circuit.