After 10th Art Dubai, sustainability challenge lies ahead
In its 10th year, Art Dubai, which held the 2016 edition a few days ago at Madinat Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates, took a retrospection of what has been described...
Paradise...according to Chukwuma’s art of panels
In a world where clergymen, across faiths, are overwhelmed by increasing disturbance of peace around the world, Gerald Chukwuma takes ‘gospel’ of peace onto the art space.
Nigeria art market report 2015
Like the maiden release, the 2015 edition of Nigeria Art Market Report looks at the country’s art business based on publicly available data compiled from auction sales in Lagos.
How affordable debut expanded african art market
A third art sale for the leading art auctioneer in Nigeria, Arthouse Contemporary seemed to have proven that, indeed, the fledging Lagos art market is sustainable.
Global Gathering For Art Goes To The Future
When Global Art Forum 2015 opens during the 10th edition of Art Dubai holding from March 18 at Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah, U.A.E, writers, technologists and other professionals in creative and digital world will be probing what the organisers tagged The Future.
A Roundtable Discussion On Ekpuk’s Coming Home
Ahead of his major first solo art exhibition in Nigeria titled Home Coming, U.S-based artist, Victor Ekpuk hosts Lagos art enthusiasts at a roundtable discussion..
In Ibadan, Skretting Sows Fish Seed Of Art
Rare partnership between art and the corporate sector could not have been better appreciated when the value of a seed as foundation in achieving a goal was emphasised by artist, Polly Alakija and fish feeds group, Skretting. Expressed during the formal opening ceremony of Scretting, in Ibadan Oyo State, the partnership formed the climax of…
A Love Triangle… Lending Godly Flavour To Valentine’s Day Festivity
In a world firmly in the grip of carnal love, it is easy to forget the import and origin of Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to the Catholic’s St. Valentine of Rome, and his pioneering work in fostering Godly, agape love in healing the daughter of his jailer before his execution. Man’s quest to balance…
Sprinkling Confetti On Unwelcome Persons’ Portraits
Thematically based on the plight of victims of displacement, Ngozi Schommers’ collage paintings, interestingly, bring an opportunity to see the subject through the perspective of a resident in Germany. Also of interest is the fact that, increasingly, a conservative Lagos art space is being challenged in battle for the soul of the rising value of…