Venice art fest a tonic for global woes
"Viva Arte Viva", which opens Saturday in Venice, is "a passionate outcry for art" in a world "full of conflicts and shocks", curator Christine Macel said ahead of the opening.
Palestinian fashion designer breathes new life into tradition
Taking inspiration from traditional Palestinian patterns, Tahhan designs patterns digitally and then has them printed on satins and silks before piecing together her garments.
57th Venice Biennale gets jury
Nigeria is participating at the event as a debutant country, showing the works of artists Peju Alatise, Victor Ehikhamenor and dance dramatist- performance artist, Qudus Onikeku.
Saving mother earth with Abebe's brushing of ‘Quo Vadis?’
Among the works viewed via soft copies - received from Hjellegjerde Gallery - are those that continue Abebe’s collage portraiture of using back view of his subject to create suspense and dialogue.
New dawn at work for arthouse artists
A reassessment of the urban environment, within the context of social and economic value, was the focus when Tyna Adebowale, Jelili Atiku, Dipo Doherty and Olumide Onadipe emerged from a group residency programme.
The Ajiboyes on a tale of father and sons
According to Segun, “As a matter of fact, as an artist, you have a rare gift from God. It is said that God molded clay and breathed into it and it became life and that is exactly what an artist does.
Hidden Michelangelo drawing goes on show in Rome
A newly-discovered drawing by Renaissance master Michelangelo, found during the restoration of his "Sacrifice of Isaac", is to go on show in Rome, along with another drawing found by restorers 30 years ago.
With Index Season II, Amoda interrogates gender, consumerism
With issues such as Trumpism, puritanism, right-wing populism and terrorism currently dominating TV screens and social media feeds, it is not surprising that a great number...