For the wishing tree, art, technology meet in Osogbo
Brazilian artist, Prof. Paulo Cesar Teles-organised international Art and Multimedia workshop made its Nigeria debut in Osogbo, Osun State. The international workshop titled The Wishing Tree, held for four days at the Blue and White Hotel, Oke Onitea, Osogbo.
After bone-collage, Archie-Abia goes ‘graven’ painting
For over two decades, Godwin Archie-Abia ruled as a bone-collage artist whose period in waste recycling shot him into mainstream Lagos art environment. But a new period in the artist’s career ...
Brexit: How hope may rise for Nigeria’s looted artefacts
If the two centuries of ownership crisis between United Kingdom and Greece, over controversial Parthenon Marbles, is resolved as a result of Brexit, hopes may appear on the horizon for return of artefacts of Nigerian origin incarcerated....
‘Art speaks love, peace, unity in diverse tongues’
According to Femi Williams, arts speak a universal language, a rhythm of peace, love and harmony. For him every artwork is a paradox of maze and every chance to understand its riddles exhilarates freedom.
Defining visitors through lines, Shades of Uzor
As conflict between societal demands is contentious against individuals’ right to independent expression, there seems to be systemic submerge, which makes people feel like aliens within their cultural space ...
Brushing motion with Energy of Oyedemi
An artist’s brush strokes that are always on motion, like animated images from 24 seconds per frame analogue film velocity, exists in John Oyedemi’s canvas.
How Ogakwu, Onobrakpeya stretched beyond limitations
One year after Chinedu Ogakwu made his debut entry onto the Lagos art landscape, the Port Harcourt-based artist has found collaboration with a colleague, John Urherigho Onobrakpeya.
Coming To China...Over two thousand years heritage berthed in Lagos
What has been described as the inter-cultural dialogue between nations was experienced in Lagos, few days ago when a world heritage site in China was re-enacted via art exhibition in Lagos.