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Visual Arts

26 Aug 2020
With the support of The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), together with The Global Gift Foundation, Atlantis - The Palm, UNHCR, Dubai Cares, and the UAE Government, artist and philanthropist Sacha Jafri is embarking on a global initiative entitled ‘Humanity Inspired.’ Jafri’s first-of-its kind creation, ‘The…
23 Aug 2020
In a sector that thrives on in-person connection, the loss of an audience is disastrous, yet resilient performers, institutions, galleries, even entire art fairs, are moving to the digital arena, using streaming services and virtual reality.
5 Jul 2020
With COVID-19 pandemic disrupting activities, Goethe-Institut has announced the cancellation of its 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.
5 Jul 2020
After months of a break as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), UAE, has reopened in select venues across the world.
5 Jul 2020
The artist Ikechukwu Ezeigwe is one person who derives inspiration for his paintings from the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music.
28 Jun 2020
Passionate about art, Dr. Ulf Vierke, Director, Iwalewahaus, Germany, is committed to making sure that artworks are properly preserved for posterity.
28 Jun 2020
This year, the LagosPhoto will hold its first virtual show in Nigeria. It is dedicated to Home Museum, where individual can send pictures from their homes to be exhibited.
21 Jun 2020
About three weeks ahead of Christie’s and Sotheby’s sales of suspected illicit African artefacts, a ruling by the US Court of Appeal has strengthened the power of a sovereign state to stop commercial transaction of cultural objects.
12 Jun 2020
A popular Dubai-based artist Sacha Jafri is creating the “Largest Single-Painting Ever Created on Canvas" - around the size of two football fields - by a lone artist. The project tagged “Humanity Inspired” is to connect the world during the coronavirus pandemic through the voices and hearts of children. Jafri is self-isolating in Dubai iconic…
31 May 2020
As Nigeria’s economic hubs, Lagos is incomplete without the flavour of art. In fact, the thriving art business in Lagos represents an important hub in Africa’s culture space. However, regular exhibitions, as main sustenance of the many art galleries...
31 May 2020
Close to 85, 000 museums around the globe will suffer from COVID-19 pandemic, challenge experts have said.On the occasion of International Museum Day, two studies by UNESCO and the International Council of Museums....
20 May 2020
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...


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