Long-lost Nigerian portrait sold for £1.2m
A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £1.2 million (1.4 million euros, $1.7 million), exceeding estimates and setting a record for the artist. The 1974 painting of Adetutu "Tutu" Ademiluyi, by Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu, was expected to fetch up to £300,000…
Fusion of real estate, interior designs, art exhibition holds today
Luxury Villas Group, an award-winning real estate agent, will today host Fusion of Real Estate, Interior Design and Art (FREIA) at the Grand Ballroom, Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Enwonwu’s Nigerian Symphony to lead Bonhams African art auction in London
Described as a monumental piece measures 48 x 178cm; the distinctive panoramic view and depicts a bustling street, it’s titled Nigerian Symphony. The painting by Nigerian Modernist, Ben Enwonwu, is estimated at £100,000-150,000 as the top lot at Bonhams Africa Now – Modern & Contemporary African Art sale at its New Bond Street saleroom on…
Again, Enwonwu’s ‘Anyanwu’ leads auction sale in Lagos
Another Nigerian record for Ben Enwonwu was achieved during the 18th Arthouse auction of modern and contemporary art for 2017 at Kia Showroom, Victoria Island, Lagos, with a total sale of N166,156,000.
At London auction, Nigerian master, Enwonwu sets world record
On Wednesday, a unique edition of an iconic sculpture, Anyanwu by famous Nigerian artist, Ben Enwonwu (1917-1994) was sold for an auction world record price of £353,000...
Rare Enwonwu, Grillo works lead Africa Now auction in London
One of the bronze sculptures titled ‘Anyanwu’ from the famous series by Ben Enwonwu (1917-1994) has been estimated to lead the lots for sales at Bonhams Africa Now auction, holding on February 15, 2017 in London.