Period, events and technological changes in visual communication, coalesces into artist, Kelani Abbas’ new body of sculptural collage and print-painting technique.
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.
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.
Moral burden of artist and oracle of wisdom in Nigeria’s democracy - Part 2
Writers in Nigeria for instance, are more often motivated by ethnic justifications and their epistemology of social and political issues sometimes are from ethnic lens than from universal truths.
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.
Strokes, empathy of Ukenedo for silent voices
Standing for something comes with boldness of expression, even with palette knife or brush strokes of an artist. For Chamberlin Ukenedo, the canvas is a natural tool in representing the voiceless of his immediate environment.
Saving mother earth with Abebe's brushing of ‘Quo Vadis?’
Among the works viewed via soft copies - received from Hjellegjerde Gallery - are those that continue Abebe’s collage portraiture of using back view of his subject to create suspense and dialogue.
Forms in soulful dialogue
Through the ages, group exhibitions are a common phenomenon that artists of like minds explored to showcase their creative cum artistic expressions and productions.