Layiwola goes to museum with Adire installation
From her extensive scholarly works on ancient Benin art to the current show about indigenous fabric adire, Prof Peju Layiwola’s mastery of native African contents keep soaring. Across the world, Layiwola’s works, mostly in the critical visual context of appropriating native subjects
My story of water exhibition in London
Earlier in the month, Five Cowries Initiative partnered with Phillips Consulting to deliver art supplies and canvases in the form of 500 jerry cans to primary schools in Lagos and Ogun states to use art as a vehicle for social change.
The hunt for Marianne is being led by Bonhams’ Nigeria representative, Neil Coventry
Neil is the Nigeria representative for the international auction house - Bonhams. Based in Lagos, he plays a central role in advising key clients on modern and contemporary African art acquisitions.
Duality of Amah’s facets and phases
Geometric painting renditions, photography captures of aquatic sceneries and textured canvases of other depictions in printmaking are Timipre Willis Amah’s windows in expressing the duality of life.
Odùduwà Museum opens mobile show in Lagos
As part of efforts aimed at restoring and promoting Yoruba civilisation across the globe, The House of Odùduwà, led by His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, in partnership with governments of Brazil, Cuba and over 20 other countries....
From Adejumo’s canvas comes freudian tones
With a greater part of his over three decades experience devoted to expressing female anatomy in painting and drawing, Segun Adejumo has begun probing the emotion that a woman’s figure generates.
Creative Masterclass holds in Lagos
In its second edition, Creative Photography Masterclass 2019 began yesterday at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos. It will end on August 23, 2019 . Described as one of the most elite photography workshops in Africa, the masterclass is distinguished by its top-caliber faculty of facilitators.
Shonibare shows Cowboy Angels in British Museum
Despite being revered globally, the Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare (CBE), in nearly two decades of practicing art, successfully, did not attract the attention of the British Museum until recently. No thanks to the U.S. President, Donald Trump.
ART X Lagos returns for a fourth year in November
ART X Lagos, West Africa’s premier international art fair, is set to return for its fourth yearly showcase. Launched in 2016, the event has since become a cornerstone of the Lagos art calendar....