‘Why we are painting police stations with friendly colours’
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mrs. Yetunde Longe, whose police station was painted by the young artists, said the move was a right step towards endearing the police into the hearts of the people.
It’s not furniture… Stepping out with fresh signatures
In less than an hour into the opening, the red tags were already showing on the walls, despite the obvious non-presence of the regular and common faces that buy art at exhibitions in Lagos.
Foiling exchange of change with Fashakin
Toned in social and economic hues, a body of work by artist, Michael Fashakin, shown as Exchange of Change at Yusuf Grillo Gallery, Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Lagos revisits the lost monetary value era of Nigerian currency.
Fragile diaspora art market challenge for Africa-based artists
Critical evaluation of an artist's works over a reasonable period of time, strengthen the market value of such artist, so the norms have forced down the psyche of art followers over the centuries.
“We Are The North” art exhibition by Williams Chechet comes to Lagos
Nigeria-born Williams Chechet is the supremely talented graphics designer, illustrator and muralist responsible for globally acclaimed contemporary art pieces.
Modern, contemporary African artists converge for 18th Arthouse auction
Among such artists considered as modern masters are Ben Enwonwu, Erhabor Emokpae, Ben Osawe, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Abayomi Barber, David Dale, Twins Seven Seven, and Akinola Lasekan.
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.