COVID-19: 250,000 jobs at stake in creative industry
The creative industry in Nigeria is perhaps, the least considered when the nation’s economy is analyzed, with so much focus given to oil and gas, finance, manufacturing...
2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award finalists emerge
Akwasi Bediako Afrane (Ghana), Jackie Karuti (Kenya) and Sabelo Mlangeni (South Africa) have emerged finalists for the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award.
How World Art Day 2020 brought ResiliArt
Eight years after the World Art Day was conceptualised and launched at the 17th General Assembly of the International Association of Art (IAA) in Guadalajara, Mexico, a global lift has been given to the sparsely celebrated event.
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....
Dokolo, Dos Santos art patronage suffer ‘corruption’ crisis
In the attempt to prosecute alleged massive corruption by one of Africa’s controversial families, the dos Santos of Angola, some contemporary art collections are being trapped.
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
Bonhams Modern and Contemporary African art sale 2020
This year’s edition of Bonhams Modern and Contemporary African Art Auction is setting up to be a harvest of masterful works, says Sabo Kpade, our London correspondent in this survey of the annual sale at the auctioneer’s London headquarters.
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.