Art X Lagos to complement Nigerian creative industry
A new art fair, Art X Lagos, designed to widen Nigeria’s connection to the contemporary art scene across Africa and the global community is set to open in Lagos.
A taste of African Art
A true Benin native, Nigerian visual artist, photographer and writer Ehikhamenor produces abstract, symbolic, and politically motivated works that reveal his ties to the historical Benin Kingdom.
Bruce Onobrakpeya, The Harmattan Workshop in retrospective exhibition
Master printmaker, Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya and his The Harmattan Workshop are holding a major art exhibition featuring works of artists from over a decade of the yearly are gathering at Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA), Lekki, Lagos.
Culture, value, essence of Omoighe’s art
Titi Omoighe’s solo art exhibition titled Branding Contextual Values in Forms, held at Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Lagos, was more than creative expression as it came with great reflection on African culture and values.
Fresh breathe of clay from ‘Yaba’ ceramists
Ceramic art is not exactly common on Lagos art space for the simple reason that its appreciation is more functional and utilitarian than aesthetics, compared to other non-applied art sub-genres.
A nation’s changing times on canvas of Oshinowo
When strange events occur, artists’ accounts via visual interpretation or impression always serve as medium of resources, including anthropological and other evidences from which historians and researchers either derive content to support their findings or get leads to unravel facts.
Early search... Arueyingho revisits resilient art process
Contemporary process of creating art, such as digital and other postmodern methods, could not have surfaced without the traditional steps as part of natural progression, so suggests Geoffrey Aje Arueyingho ...
Book on Taraba ex-governor for presentation
At last a book detailing the intrigues that followed the plane crash of former Governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Danfulani Suntai, is ready for presentation to the public.
Zainab Shuiabu’s first solo exhibition excites Abuja art lovers
With a breath of fresh talent, Abuja-based Zainab Shuaibu’s recent solo exhibition came on stream, when she exhibited 24 works in Abuja. By so doing, she did not only gladden the hearts of her family, government officials and art lovers, but also...
NB announces entries for 9th edition of National Arts Competition
The Nigerian Breweries (NB) in partnership with African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) has called for entries into the 9th edition of the National Arts Competition (NAC). The announcement was made on Thursday at a press conference held at NB office, Igamun, Lagos.
American experience for Nigeria’s harmattan workshop
As contemporary contents keep collapsing barriers across cultures, the informal art skill acquisition space appears to be falling in line, just as building community interest is also taking priority.
For the wishing tree, art, technology meet in Osogbo
Brazilian artist, Prof. Paulo Cesar Teles-organised international Art and Multimedia workshop made its Nigeria debut in Osogbo, Osun State. The international workshop titled The Wishing Tree, held for four days at the Blue and White Hotel, Oke Onitea, Osogbo.