Recently, the first ever Textile as a Form of Art and Fashion (TFAF) exhibition held at SOTO Gallery in Ikoyi, Lagos and brought together the best of three worlds, culture, art and fashion in never seen before ways.
A solo show that reveals an end to the way America-based Nigerian painter Akintayo Akintobi approaches his art in the past is billed to hold at South River Art Studio, 1300 Fleetwood Dr SE, Atlanta GA; United States of America. (USA).
BOLD. Exciting. Unique. A genuine tour de force! Thirteen dynamic young artists truly living up to their genre; vibrant voices of the new generation. Infiltration Of The Blues, a collection of over 70 paintings and sculptures, is an artistic celebration of the entire cohort of the blue palette.
Over 140 years after French impressionist, Edgar Degas, painted Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando, a poetry and conversation forum involving U.K-based artist, Lanre Olagoke, will be revisiting the 19th century painting. [ad] Degas’ oil on canvas, painted in 1879 celebrated a black circus artiste, ‘Miss La La’. Olagoke, who is the founder of a charity organisation, Art Alive, joins Dr. Bonnie Greer and Prof Olivette Otele in the event inspired by Degas’ ‘Miss La La of the Cirque Fernando’ fame.
Young artists Olalekan Adebiyi, Christian Okwananke, Olumide Daniel, Stanley Ugonabo, Taiwo Owoyemi, and Obeka Simon are currently leading the sixth edition of Generation Future Masters curated by Mydrim Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Multidisciplinary artist, Alimi Adewale’srecent shows at O’DA Art Gallery and the Mercedes Benz Centre, both in Victoria Island, Lagos, have continued to captivate art lovers.
The artist, Dauda Mohammed, Is set for his latest solo exhibition, titled, Toys for Troys. The show holds from September 2 to 12 at Signature Beyond Art Gallery, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi.
A graduating student of Dansol High School, Ikeja, Miss Pearl Evans-Akere, has won the maiden edition of Chima Victor Award for Best Graduating Student in Visual Arts. The award presentation was part of the 27th Valedictory/Thanksgiving Service by Dansol High School. Presenting the award to Evans-Akere at the event held recently in the school’s premises,…
For the Chief Executive Officer of Adewale Art Gallery, Majekodumi Adewale Olakunmi, promoting and showcasing art at international level is of utmost priority. In an interview with The Guardian, Olakunmi described arts as life. A talented, passionate and diligent artist, he disclosed his area of specialisation include, paintings, drawing and teaching arts. He added some…
The first time an artist and a liquor company collaborated on a bottle was in 1985. Absolut was a Swedish brand trying to gain a foothold in the United States liquor market which was dominated by Russian made vodka. It was a battle to wean Americans off Russian liquor, the Cold War be damned! Then…
A Textile artist and convener of Craft A Woman/Girl Initiative (CAWGI), Ifeoluwa Ojo, popularly called ‘omoge Ifeoluwa’, has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to empower youths so they can embrace entrepreneurship. Ojo made the call during a free adire empowerment programme. She said this would reduce unemployment in the country. The programme, which aimed…
Peju Alatise often springs hope. Whether as an architect or a visual artist, it’s impossible to turn your attention away from her.