Female artists demand end to violence against women, other rights
Female Artists Association of Nigeria (FEAAN) –South West zone - recently commemorated its 15th anniversary with a major exhibition held at Nike Arts Gallery, Lekki, Lagos. It also coincided with the International Women’s Day 2017 celebration that had ‘Be Bold for Change’ as theme.
In Berlin, a street art gallery designed to be destroyed
It may seem an unlikely venue for an art gallery -- an old bank building in the centre of a busy shopping district and about to be torn down.
How About Now… Fresh energy debuts Nigeria at Venice Art Biennale
Alatise presents an installation of eight winged life-size girls, based on the story of a ten-year old girl who works as a housemaid in Lagos while dreaming of a realm where she is free, who belongs to no one but herself, and can fly.
At Art Dubai 2017, African artists boost sales
Art Dubai 2017 was held in partnership with The Abraaj Group, who celebrated their annual Abraaj Week alongside the fair, and was sponsored by Julius Baer, Meraas and Piaget. The fair took place at its home, Madinat Jumeirah.
Nigerian written literature since 1914 - Part 2
Just as the University College, Ibadan trained writers were coming of age, the pioneer poets such as Dennis Osadebay, K. Epelle, Enitan Brown, Adeboye Babalola etc held the forte.
Hidden activism of ‘unsung’ artist, Ogundipe
After what seemed like two decades of self-exile, Ogundipe, in 2008 visited Nigeria to have his first major solo exhibition at home titled Kaleidoscope Of Life at Terra Kulture, Lagos.
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…