At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, start-up artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry.
Shonibare, Kure lift Nigerian art abroad
The energy in art from Nigeria on international space was celebrated at Cape Town Art Fair, South Africa when the country’s local and Diaspora artists showed under different galleries.
How Affordable exposed new art market digits
When a third art auction, The Affordable, surfaced on the list of Arthouse Contemporary’s sales last year, the aim was to promote art appreciation of below N500,000 price.
African art galleries converge on New York
More than 60 contemporary artists, who are described as of emerging and established profile, will be represented by art galleries from Africa and other parts of the world at 2017 New York edition of 1:54 Contemporary African...
Pompeii unveils Roman kiss for Valentine's day
The lava may have cooled 2,000 years ago but Pompeii is a hot destination this Valentine's day with a special opening of the exceptionally preserved House of the Chaste Lovers.
Stolen Van Goghs on show in Naples
Two Van Gogh masterpieces stolen in Amsterdam in 2002 and recovered last year in Italy will be on show in Naples from Tuesday until February 26.
Rare Enwonwu, Grillo works lead Africa Now auction in London
One of the bronze sculptures titled ‘Anyanwu’ from the famous series by Ben Enwonwu (1917-1994) has been estimated to lead the lots for sales at Bonhams Africa Now auction, holding on February 15, 2017 in London.
Waiting for a Nigerian Pavilion at 57th Venice Biennale
A Nigerian Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale in 2017 may come to pass courtesy of unnamed groups and individuals, with the support of government.. The 57th edition of Venice Art Biennale opens in May this year and ends November...
From mastery of lines, Olayode leaps into Permutations
After nearly a decade of establishing his signature in extensive application of lines that generate scintillating figures, Tayo Olayode takes a leap into what could be his new periods.