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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...
3 May 2020
Akwasi Bediako Afrane (Ghana), Jackie Karuti (Kenya) and Sabelo Mlangeni (South Africa) have emerged finalists for the 2020 Henrike Grohs Art Award.
3 May 2020
It was a Friday afternoon in February that I visited this studio of a young artist in Abuja. A brilliant photo artist. Obinna Obioma, as he is popularly known
19 Apr 2020
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.
5 Apr 2020
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.
29 Mar 2020
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....
29 Mar 2020
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.
22 Mar 2020
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
22 Mar 2020
As most breeding platforms in Nigeria keep widening subjectivity of art, through the prism of the avant-garde, a three-year-old event Next of Kin refreshes the space

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