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GFA opens gallery, holds weekend trainings
Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria (GFAN) formerly opened its own art gallery on Sunday and the facility is expected to feature professional art related activities like exhibitions,
Escaping from time, space to Ogakwu’s illimite-II in Enugu
By freeing his art from the shackles of norms and traditions, Chinedu Ogakwu appears to have strengthened his visual vocabulary, so suggests his new work, which is an attempt to broaden the technique he launched four years ago.
Even in death, Enwezor to curate Sharjah Biennial
Ahead of the next Sharjah Biennial, in UAE, the late renowned art critic, Okwui Enwezor (1963-2019), has been announced as the curator. According to Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), Enwezor...
Two years after, Orara returns, Standing Tall
Zinno Orara is making a major come back to the art scene with his show, Standing Tall. The show, which opened yesterday, will be on for two weeks at the Tera Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Iconic 87 Art Workshop in honour of Onobrakpeya
he renowned master printmaker, painter, sculptor and poet, Professor Bruce Onobrakpeya, whose long and distinguished career has spanned over six decades
Six Nigerian artists on Beirut journey into Contemporary African Art
Painting, sculpture, installation and mixed media works by Duke Asidere, Rom Isichei, Chidi Kwubiri, Gerald Chukwuma, Adewale Alimi and Suraj Adekola are the current poster-face of art from Africa, in the Middle East.
‘Zaria Rebels’ return to celebrate legacies
One of the most iconic groups in Nigerian visual arts scene, the ‘Zaria Rebels’ are back on the exhibition circuit. Arthouse Contemporary regroups the artists in a show titled...
Sight, sound of Benin sculptures in picture
The historical city of Benin, Edo State, is widely known for its art - Bronze plaques and sculptures. The bronzes, which were looted during the British...
Nigerian artist, Nwadiogbu lights up London space with contemporealism
Nigerian visual artist and pioneer of Contemporealism, Ken Nwadiogbu, recently took his art to the London audience. The exhibition, which held at the Brick Lane Gallery East London, saw the artist showcase 25 works on hyperrealism.