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13 Dec 2020
It is a popular aphorism that Africa does not give up its secrets easily. Buried in the continent’s womb are a whole lot of secrets and complex issues, whose ultimate clue to unlocking is to befriend and cultivate Africa.
13 Dec 2020
Godwin Archie Abia is one artist that has not ceased to experiment with new medium. Starting with animal bones art in the early 1990s, the Director of Win Arc Gallery transited to graven art when bones were out of reach for him.
6 Dec 2020
After her residency in Dubai, UAE was truncated by the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu returned to Nigeria for a solo show titled, Saffron in the Desert, which opened November 19, to December 3, 2020 at kó Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.
6 Dec 2020
As new ideas keep expanding the contemporary art scope, blurring the line between avant-garde and traditional texture seems to suggest where mastery of art counts for some artists.
6 Dec 2020
Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage have decided to hold the meeting of their Intergovernmental Committee from December 14 to 19, 2020 online.
29 Nov 2020
Stephen Oni Olamide is a Nigerian artist who uses experimental art to impact lives and change people’s perception of themselves and their communities. With artistic rendition greatly influenced by African themes and philosophies, the Obafemi Awolowo University-trained fine artist during the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) collaborated with artists from Bangladesh, India, U.S.A, Turkey, and Nepal to…
29 Nov 2020
• Gets $100,000, Ford Foundation Grant • How Govt Killed Onikan Museum Project — Ford Foundation • Lagos Aim To Empower 2.5m Youths In Arts And Crafts, Says Commissioner With the All In The Eye art show, Yaba College of Technology’s first museum has been opened. Speaking at the event, the institution’s rector, Obafemi Omokungbe,…
22 Nov 2020
Outside it has become night. In front of the windows of one of Abuja’s grandest hotels, the pool shines turquoise blue. Finally, the phone rings. It is the hotel’s front desk, announcing a guest.
18 Nov 2020
In the contemporary art scene, styles may seem to be on the spotlight, however, the need to ask certain questions such as, ‘Is there a narrative or story to the work? Does the work communicate an idea or feeling? ..
8 Nov 2020
When the artist, Dr. Kenny Badru, stepped from the known norms into the wilderness of adventurism, the journey of self-task leads to a destination of creative dexterity...
8 Nov 2020
The Director General of National Gallery of Art, Ebeten Ivara, has described as shocking, the news of Emeritus Professor of Art History and Criticism, Ola Oloidi, passing on Monday, November 2, 2020. In a statement titled, Prof. Ola Oloidi: Good Night Patriach, Pioneer, Ivara said, “it was with overarching sadness that we at the National…
4 Nov 2020
In the light of COVID-19 pandemic and other issues that shook the world in 2020, which have made art activities to go virtual, Affordable Art Online has launched its gallery.

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