Mona Lisa's smile decoded: science says she's happy
The subject of centuries of scrutiny and debate, Mona Lisa's famous smile is routinely described as ambiguous. But is it really that hard to read?
In 'The Art of Nigerian Women,' Bosah shines light on Nigeria's female visual artists
The much-anticipated book, The Art of Nigerian Women, by Chukwuemeka Bosah, will be presented to the public at the Nike Art Gallery on March 8, 2017, to commemorate World Women's Day this year. The Wheatbaker boutique hotel will also host a private Collectors' Preview of The Art of Nigerian Women to coincide with Standing Out…
Of artists’ conspiracy, ghost-plagiarists
Irrespective of the context in which unauthorised ‘copying’ of art concept is defined, the mystery that shields identity of the forgers suggest that the plagiarists are some kind of spirits or ghost artists.
Vision of the child art project fosters, quips young Nigerian artists
The 2017 edition of the yearly Vision of the Child (VoTC) art project was launched on Tuesday last week at Diamond Bank head office, Lekki, Lagos. This year’s project is specially designed to celebrate the 50th birthday.....
Expanding art appreciation with Araba
Taking art appreciation to an uncommon territory by establishing a gallery outside the art hub of the Lagos and Victoria Islands is no doubt a bold step. And when the name of the gallery connotes strength.....
With bottle art, NBC tasks young artists on creativity
Art represents an important aspect of the culture, history, as well as the socio-economic and political state of any society. Again, the roles that it can play to a society are almost innumerable.
Shonibare, Kure lift Nigerian art abroad
The energy in art from Nigeria on international space was celebrated at Cape Town Art Fair, South Africa when the country’s local and Diaspora artists showed under different galleries.
How Affordable exposed new art market digits
When a third art auction, The Affordable, surfaced on the list of Arthouse Contemporary’s sales last year, the aim was to promote art appreciation of below N500,000 price.