BOF rewards arts journalists, holds 19th harmattan workshop
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....
Museum Day 2017 exposes ‘unspeakable’
Ahead of International Museum Day (IMD) 2017, the increasing local and cross-border conflicts among communities and nations appeared to have received attention of museum managers.
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.
Filling mosaic art vacuum with Olaopa’s mission
As one of the oldest medium of visual representation, mosaic art, which origin dates back to the third millennium BC, is still, in contemporary era, mostly used for outdoor works.
‘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....
‘Painting for Christ’ party promotes interdenominational unity
Christians in Nigeria and all over the world have been encouraged to de-emphasize the differences in denominations and promote love, unity and peace among themselves and others as contained in God’s word, the bible.
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....