The powers of the Federal Government as managers and regulators of heritage in Nigeria will be strengthened should the proposed amendment bill on monuments and heritage becomes law.
From Germany, Eni’s ‘new light painting’ illuminates the future
From generation to generation and from one culture to another, even across regions of the world, artistic expressions have never stopped evolving. The Germany-based Nigerian artist, Emmanuel Eni....
Excitement as Celebration of Legacies unite Onobrakpeya, Grillo, Nwoko, Okeke, others
It was another historic gathering in Lagos for artists famously referred to as ‘Zaria Rebels’ in the Nigerian art parlance.
Retrospective 43 years of photojournalism from the veteran, Sunmi Smart-Cole
Across genres and diverse themes, veteran photojournalist, Mr. Sunmi Smart-Cole’s retrospective of 43 years exposes his strength in documentary and social commentary photography.
National gallery celebrates carver of FESTAC ‘77 mask, Pa Joseph Alufa
Social media and smartphones have had significant impact on art world. Digital has put power in the hands of collectors and aficionados to search at will for information, as well as to choose among a myriad of means in order to acquire art.
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.
Udemba talks identity crisis, tribalism in A Question Of Being
The artist Emeka Udemba has opened this year’s vibrant art, design, photography, and fashion season with A Question Of Being, an art show curated by SMO Contemporary Art, at the Temple Muse, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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.
With Bald is Beautiful, cancer gets artistic face
When nine artists recently exhibited their works in solidarity with cancer patients, the stigma attached to the scourge was demystified. The artists used their art to inspire cancer patients to be more courageous in the fight for survival.