Iconic 87 Art Workshop in honour of Onobrakpeya
he renowned master printmaker, painter, sculptor and poet, Professor Bruce Onobrakpeya, whose long and distinguished career has spanned over six decades
Six Nigerian artists on Beirut journey into Contemporary African Art
Painting, sculpture, installation and mixed media works by Duke Asidere, Rom Isichei, Chidi Kwubiri, Gerald Chukwuma, Adewale Alimi and Suraj Adekola are the current poster-face of art from Africa, in the Middle East.
‘Zaria Rebels’ return to celebrate legacies
One of the most iconic groups in Nigerian visual arts scene, the ‘Zaria Rebels’ are back on the exhibition circuit. Arthouse Contemporary regroups the artists in a show titled...
Sight, sound of Benin sculptures in picture
The historical city of Benin, Edo State, is widely known for its art - Bronze plaques and sculptures. The bronzes, which were looted during the British...
Nigerian artist, Nwadiogbu lights up London space with contemporealism
Nigerian visual artist and pioneer of Contemporealism, Ken Nwadiogbu, recently took his art to the London audience. The exhibition, which held at the Brick Lane Gallery East London, saw the artist showcase 25 works on hyperrealism.
1.54 London returns bigger, better
1.54 London which continues to revolutionise the space of African contemporary art, now in its seventh year, is has returned, this time, it is featuring 45 international galleries, 16 of which are from Africa,
El Anatsui’s Triumphant Scale
For a lot of art purists, contemporary art is trash and rhetorical nonsense. However, in the hands of many contemporary artists, trash has become graceful art. The Nigerian-born Turner prize winner, Chris Ofili, gained tabloid notoriety due to his intricate, hedonistic paintings incorporating animal ordure.
Iyase-Odozi set for Uhunmwen Whe Ehinmwen in Benin
A solo travelling show on Benin iconography and semiotics, Uhunmwen whe ehinmwen, by Princess Theresa Oghogho Iyase-Odozi of GreenHouse Art Empowerment Centre, in collaboration with Crowne Art Gallery will open on October 26 at The Hexagon, Crowne Art Gallery, GRA, Benin City, Edo State.
October Rain exhibition begins October 26
The Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA), Lagos chapter, will from October 26 to November 3, hold its 21st October Rain exhibition at Freedom Park, Lagos.
Beautiful: The exposition show opens today
The Exposition, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Chidynma Ochu and Ronke Komolafe will open today at the Freedom Park, Lagos.