Passionate about art, Dr. Ulf Vierke, Director, Iwalewahaus, Germany, is committed to making sure that artworks are properly preserved for posterity.
LagosPhoto20 set for Rapid Response Restitution
This year, the LagosPhoto will hold its first virtual show in Nigeria. It is dedicated to Home Museum, where individual can send pictures from their homes to be exhibited.
NCMM moves to stop illegal trade of Nigerian art
About three weeks ahead of Christie’s and Sotheby’s sales of suspected illicit African artefacts, a ruling by the US Court of Appeal has strengthened the power of a sovereign state to stop commercial transaction of cultural objects.
Sacha Jafri creating ‘Largest Single-Painting’ to raise funds to battle coronavirus
A popular Dubai-based artist Sacha Jafri is creating the “Largest Single-Painting Ever Created on Canvas" - around the size of two football fields - by a lone artist. The project tagged “Humanity Inspired” is to connect the world during the coronavirus pandemic through the voices and hearts of children. Jafri is self-isolating in Dubai iconic…
Despite ease in lockdown , Lagos art business still inactive
As Nigeria’s economic hubs, Lagos is incomplete without the flavour of art. In fact, the thriving art business in Lagos represents an important hub in Africa’s culture space. However, regular exhibitions, as main sustenance of the many art galleries...
85,000 museums face pandemic challenge
Close to 85, 000 museums around the globe will suffer from COVID-19 pandemic, challenge experts have said.On the occasion of International Museum Day, two studies by UNESCO and the International Council of Museums....
2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award finalists emerge
Akwasi Bediako Afrane (Ghana), Jackie Karuti (Kenya) and Sabelo Mlangeni (South Africa) have emerged finalists for the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award.
Obinna Obioma in diaspora blues, Alter Ego
It was a Friday afternoon in February that I visited this studio of a young artist in Abuja. A brilliant photo artist. Obinna Obioma, as he is popularly known
Ekpuk and the art of native contents
Illustration, one of the basic pedestals on which strong creative skill in art is mounted, exists in the trajectory of U.S.-based Victor Ekpuk.
Escaping COVID-19 shock, affordable art auction brings hope
Even as the global art scene continues to suffer setbacks as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the country opened its secondary art market season on a positive note. Big international art fairs, galleries and non-commercial spaces like museums....