In new show, John Oyedemi interrogates art appreciation
For Dr. John Oyedemi, his forthcoming solo, titled Talking Canvases, which holds from March 27 to April 3, 2021 at Alexis Galleries, Victoria Island, Lagos, is a movement from one end to the other.
For International Women’s Day, artists celebrate with Destiny II
Nine Nigerian female artists across different media of visual expressions join the rest of the world in celebrating 2021 International Women’s Day in a group show titled
In new show, Aina, Tete-Katchan interrogate colours and cubes
In the contemporary art scene, styles may seem to be on the spotlight, however, the need to ask certain questions such as, ‘Is there a narrative or story to the work? Does the work communicate an idea or feeling? ..
Aina, Tete-Katchan bring Cubes and Colours to Lagos
As colour and form have proven their resilience in creativity, across generations and regions, Felix Aina and Samuel Tete-Katchan find a common space to celebrate that essence of art creation. Each artist uses space to provide his own signature and identity on the Lagos art scene. From cubic rendition by Tete-Katchan and texturised colour…
Brown, Ozangeobuoma in Phases of Reflection
After what seemed to art lovers as a very long holiday following the Coronavirus pandemic, Alexis Galleries, which is one of the country’s most prolific art houses, has returned to the exhibition circuit, powerfully.
At Alexis, Dudu brothers return in colour, monochrome
For the second time, Dudu brothers, Emmanuel and Stanley, share a space in common, showing paintings of oil and pastel. In 2013, the brothers had a two-artist show, Meet the Dudus, at Alexis Galleries, Victoria, Island, Lagos
Alexis Galleries in Knock On Wood II
After a long absence from the exhibition circuit, art lovers and collectors will have a taste of new works, courtesy of Alexis Galleries, one of the country’s leading art galleries, from Saturday, September 12, 2020.
Queen Moremi Ajasoro: The Celebration of A Legendary Queen
The legend of Queen Moremi Ajasoro precedes her and you need not be Yoruba to have heard of the iconic queen. Famed to be one of the most heroic women that ever lived, Moremi’s selfless sacrifice helped with the preservation of the Yoruba tribe. Her brave act of going behind enemy lines to learn their…
In Retrospective... Ovraiti celebrates 36 years as ‘colourist’
Sam Ovraiti’s art, in over three decades, has enriched collectors’ walls as well as works of critics and historians. Most synonymous with his career is some kind of attention to poetic application of colours. Celebrating over three and a half decades, the artist goes Retrospective; Exposition of 36 Years Romance with the Language of Colours…