Nigeria art market report 2015
Like the maiden release, the 2015 edition of Nigeria Art Market Report looks at the country’s art business based on publicly available data compiled from auction sales in Lagos.
How affordable debut expanded african art market
A third art sale for the leading art auctioneer in Nigeria, Arthouse Contemporary seemed to have proven that, indeed, the fledging Lagos art market is sustainable.
Global Gathering For Art Goes To The Future
When Global Art Forum 2015 opens during the 10th edition of Art Dubai holding from March 18 at Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah, U.A.E, writers, technologists and other professionals in creative and digital world will be probing what the organisers tagged The Future.
A Roundtable Discussion On Ekpuk’s Coming Home
Ahead of his major first solo art exhibition in Nigeria titled Home Coming, U.S-based artist, Victor Ekpuk hosts Lagos art enthusiasts at a roundtable discussion..
In Ibadan, Skretting Sows Fish Seed Of Art
Rare partnership between art and the corporate sector could not have been better appreciated when the value of a seed as foundation in achieving a goal was emphasised by artist, Polly Alakija and fish feeds group, Skretting. Expressed during the formal opening ceremony of Scretting, in Ibadan Oyo State, the partnership formed the climax of…
A Love Triangle… Lending Godly Flavour To Valentine’s Day Festivity
In a world firmly in the grip of carnal love, it is easy to forget the import and origin of Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to the Catholic’s St. Valentine of Rome, and his pioneering work in fostering Godly, agape love in healing the daughter of his jailer before his execution. Man’s quest to balance…
Sprinkling Confetti On Unwelcome Persons’ Portraits
Thematically based on the plight of victims of displacement, Ngozi Schommers’ collage paintings, interestingly, bring an opportunity to see the subject through the perspective of a resident in Germany. Also of interest is the fact that, increasingly, a conservative Lagos art space is being challenged in battle for the soul of the rising value of…
At Nike Art Gallery, British Women Share In Nigerian Culture
RECENTLY, Nike Art Gallery hosted British Women’s Group (BWG), an organisation of British women or women who have British partners at the gallery in Lagos. During the visit, which was undertaken by 20 of the women, who are of other nationalities other than Britain, they were taken through the various facets of art practised in…
For ‘Marker’ At Art Dubai, Focus Is On Philippines
Philippines is joining the list of countries that have participated in the Marker section of Art Dubai as the country features in the 2016 edition. Two editions ago, West Africa was the focus as galleries from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali and Senegal and Cameroon exhibited artists who were largely based in Africa. As Art…
JimiKing Celebrates 30 Years In Fashion
Nigerian-born internationally celebrated Artist/Designer JimiKing will celebrate 30 years of fashion creativity this year. A series of events in Lagos, Atlanta, New York and Washington DC slated all year long kicks off this today with fashion and cocktail at his Lagos Boutique 137, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos. Time is 3:00pm to 8:00pm. A former pianist…