Adetunji, Chukwuemeka, Osaro, others to knock on wood at Alexis
After a long absence from the exhibition circuit, Alexis Galleries on Akin Olugbade Street will open its doors to arts connoisseurs, aficionado, critics, scholars and artists from Saturday, September 12 to 19, 2020. Alexis’ ‘exhibition ground’ will be open for a week, as its first virtual group exhibition interrogates wood. The show titled, Knock On…
Humanity Inspired: Jafri aims to raise $30m through art to connect with 1 billion people
With the support of The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), together with The Global Gift Foundation, Atlantis - The Palm, UNHCR, Dubai Cares, and the UAE Government, artist and philanthropist Sacha Jafri is embarking on a global initiative entitled ‘Humanity Inspired.’ Jafri’s first-of-its kind creation, ‘The…
Goethe-Institut announces change In Henrike Grohs’ Awards event
With COVID-19 pandemic disrupting activities, Goethe-Institut has announced the cancellation of its 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.
With art in the Age Of Anxiety, Sharjah Foundation reopens
After months of a break as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), UAE, has reopened in select venues across the world.
‘Nigeria is an inspiration for global art movement’
Passionate about art, Dr. Ulf Vierke, Director, Iwalewahaus, Germany, is committed to making sure that artworks are properly preserved for posterity.
LagosPhoto20 set for Rapid Response Restitution
This year, the LagosPhoto will hold its first virtual show in Nigeria. It is dedicated to Home Museum, where individual can send pictures from their homes to be exhibited.
Sacha Jafri creating ‘Largest Single-Painting’ to raise funds to battle coronavirus
A popular Dubai-based artist Sacha Jafri is creating the “Largest Single-Painting Ever Created on Canvas" - around the size of two football fields - by a lone artist. The project tagged “Humanity Inspired” is to connect the world during the coronavirus pandemic through the voices and hearts of children. Jafri is self-isolating in Dubai iconic…
Despite ease in lockdown , Lagos art business still inactive
As Nigeria’s economic hubs, Lagos is incomplete without the flavour of art. In fact, the thriving art business in Lagos represents an important hub in Africa’s culture space. However, regular exhibitions, as main sustenance of the many art galleries...