Queensland Academy holds art exhibition
The school coordinator, Afolabi Omotosho, explained that art is in every facet of life and the school knowing the importance of the subject to man’s development has to make its students pick interest in it from early age.
Experts provide succour for art collectors in new book
Poised to help artists raise their game and collectors to be discerning in art collection, two art enthusiasts and authors, Professor Fabian Ajogwu and Spanish-Nigerian, Jess Castellote, will present an art book on Friday titled, Collecting Art: A Handbook, to the public in Lagos.
Invisible Boarders explores cultural diversity across Nigeria for ‘The Collective Truth’
The second edition of Trans-Nigerian Road Trip, Borders Within II, kicked off on October 8 and runs till November 16. This year, organisers, Invisible Borders, will travel across Nigeria, photographing and writing on the road with the aim of mapping diversity across regions.....
Afegbua picks LIMCAF 2017 grand prize in Enugu
In its 11th edition, Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF), the Enugu-based cultural showpiece of visual artists again confirmed it’s national spread when 25 artists from across Nigeria picked prizes in different categories last week.
Equity, education, and female heroes in the art of Modupeola Fadugba
The Heads Up, Keep Swimming art exhibition by internationally lauded and fast-rising star, Modupeola Fadugba, will open at an invitation-only launch at Temple Muse, ahead of the much anticipated Art X Lagos Contemporary African Art weekend in Lagos, Nigeria. Heads Up, Keep Swimming is curated by SMO Contemporary Art, and presents exciting new works by…
At Art X, Absolut beams Smile of hope on Alara
Olatunde Alara is a 25-year-old experimental visual artist, born and based in Lagos, Nigeria. Spending his formative years in England, he would later return to the city in 2011. With his only formal experience in art being from secondary school, in...
1.54 International African Art Fair rounds off, holds inaugural edition in Morocco
Founding Director, Touria El Glaou, announced that the inaugural edition of the fair in Africa would hold in Morocco in February 2018. She is excited about the new edition, as it would be in Africa. Nigeria had a significant presence at the fair.
Chime-Age urges youths to work hard
Chime-Age said his motivation comes from his close study of the woman and came to the conclusion that indeed she is strong, resilient and resourceful and is capable of holding her own in the face of difficult situations.
Nigerian artist Nnenna Okore to exhibit work in London
October Gallery, London, announces a new exhibition by Nnenna Okore. The exhibition holding from 26 October to 2 December 2017 will be her third solo at the gallery
How About Now?: Nigeria's solo debut at the Venice Biennale
What can we learn from the past, how do we find meaning in the present, and what awaits us in the future? These three questions provide the bedrock of the first ever Nigerian exhibition at the Venice Biennale, otherwise known as “The Olympics of Art”. Since 1895 the world’s oldest cultural biennale has risen to…