Auction market seeks stronger ethics, values
Despite exposing huge potentials of African arts, Nigeria’s secondary market still has quite some loose ends to tighten. After Mrs Kavita Chellaram-New Arthouse Contemporary made history as West Africa’s premier auction house, in 2008, the secondary art market space opened up. TKMG, a joint auction house by Terra Kulture and Mydrim Gallery led by Mrs…
Winner of Art X prize with access emerges
Art X Lagos, in conjunction with Access Bank, has named Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola as the winner of the 2018 edition of the ‘ART X Prize with Access’, instituted to recognise and support the best of emerging Nigerian visual art talent.
My father from my prism
I grew up to notice that we were strangers where we dwelt. Neighbours called my father Papa Nigeria and my Mum, Mama Nigeria. At school, other children taunted me and reminded...
And Onobrakpeya wins Nigeria’s ultimate medal
The Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) was instituted in 1979 to reward cerebral achievement. It was at inception known as the Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA).
Buhari confers 2017 NNOM award on Adesina, Onobrakpeya
It was reward for excellence as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday conferred the 2017 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on the celebrated...
Printmakers show solidarity with First Rhythm as Bruce Onobrakpeya receives national honour
Ahead of tomorrow’s National Merit Award ceremony in Abuja, the recipient in Humanities category, Dr. Bruce Onobrakpeya, is also being honoured with a group art exhibition by his fellow printmakers, Visual Printmakers Association of Nigeria (VPAN). The group art show features works of over 20 artists, with Onobrakpeya, its life patron, as a guest artist.…
Laureates College holds art exhibition
Pupils of Laureates College, Mafoluku Lagos have held an exhibition tagged, ‘Renaissance’, in the school’s art gallery. They displayed paintings and various art works done mostly by the junior and senior secondary pupils...
Dignitaries, legends Grace Chrisland Schools art exhibition and award
It was a day of colourful celebration at Chrisland Schools, Opebi, as some Nigerian legends, dignitaries, parents and well-wishers honoured the school at its art exhibition...
Onobrakpeya… Second national medal for mastery in visual culture
For being continuously recognised, home and abroad, as a distinguished artist, Onobrakpeya (born 1932), owes his resplendent career to quite a number of innovations he has introduced into the visual arts profession, specifically in the print genre.