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....
Artists of Inside Life confront survival challenges
Over 30 artists are sharing their experience and thought about the challenges of survival. The artists’ point of convergence is a group art show titled Inside Life
In Next of Kin 2020, no space for ‘anything is art’
As most breeding platforms in Nigeria keep widening subjectivity of art, through the prism of the avant-garde, a three-year-old event Next of Kin refreshes the space
EU advocates gender equality, stages drama to mark Women’s Day
The Delegation of European Union (EU) to Nigeria and ECOWAS has advocated for equal opportunities for all persons so as to bridge the gender inequality gap in Nigeria.
Primitivism Art of Anedu as Mistakes I Chose To Keep
While artists outside the formal training environment, most often, carry the burden of proving their worth by rendering portraitures in realism form
Unveiling BIC art masters from Africa
Great ideas do not grow easily in every mind. They are basically products of innate thinking — the art of conceiving something original or unusual. When the creative idea is developed into a great innovation such is celebrated, sometimes, as masterpiece.
Unleashing Balogun’s Current Rhythm against vanity
Again, Adeola Balogun brings musical tones into sculptural and drawing expressions, using unconventional medium and charcoal. In recent times, quite a number of his works have been laced with musical instruments themes.