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Nike Davies-Okundaye: Expressing Nigeria Through Art

By Chidirim Ndeche 12 August 2017   |   7:00 am

Over 186 million people and over 250 ethnic groups, Nigeria is a place filled with diverse people, cultures and traditions. Art is a major medium of expression in this beautiful country, and we find a lot of artists expressing these Nigerian cultures through fascinating art. Art is of historical relevance in this country; Nigerian artists rebelled against British colonisation by incorporating traditional elements into their work, proudly showcasing their culture. New, passionate artists emerge everyday, and their work is spectacular. Their work has created and is increasing cultural awareness in Nigerian art and history.




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