Rowland Abiodun is John C. Newton Professor of Art, the History of Art, and Black Studies at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.
One thing that has become imperative when amplifying the beauty that is the African culture is that the narrator does well to make the distinction between Africans as a people with a strong sense of aesthetics, and Africans as a form of artwork themselves. This is because a failure to do so would only promote…
22 Mar 2020
Professor Jerry Buhari of the Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has raised the need for art to be given its proper place beyond speeches and shelved policies
10 Feb 2019
Introduction The agency of feminist ideology in the reconfiguration of paths towards a definition of the female body resonates across the corpus of African literary imagination. In the context of aesthetic representations, the inclinations of respective writers are teased out through thematic and stylistic explorations. To a large extent, the dichotomy between the radical/western notions…
20 Mar 2016
The Hotel George V, Paris, the crown jewel of the Four Seasons luxury hotel group, is the epitome of luxury. The George V is renowned worldwide for its floristry, and its use of dramatic flower interior design and this is largely due to the hotel’s artistic director - Jeff Leatham. Florists don’t normally enjoy international…