Enwonwu, Onobrakpeya, African modern, contemporary artists for 21st Arthouse auction
Arthouse Contemporary will hold the 21st edition of its auction of modern and contemporary art tomorrow, November 19, 2018, at 6.00 p.m. A preview, which started on Friday, November 16, ends today.
"I Am Influencing Enhanced Perspectives Of Ourselves, Our Culture, Our Arts"
Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated an important art repatriation transaction that saw…
Long-lost Nigerian portrait sold for £1.2m
A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £1.2 million (1.4 million euros, $1.7 million), exceeding estimates and setting a record for the artist. The 1974 painting of Adetutu "Tutu" Ademiluyi, by Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu, was expected to fetch up to £300,000…
Fusion of real estate, interior designs, art exhibition holds today
Luxury Villas Group, an award-winning real estate agent, will today host Fusion of Real Estate, Interior Design and Art (FREIA) at the Grand Ballroom, Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Again, 19th Lagos art auction tests economy ‘out of recession’
After generating a new local auction record for modernist, Ben Enwonwu, at the last May sales, Arthouse Contemporary returns, as a test to Nigeria’s art market against the ongoing distressed state of the economy.
Enwonwu’s Nigerian Symphony to lead Bonhams African art auction in London
Described as a monumental piece measures 48 x 178cm; the distinctive panoramic view and depicts a bustling street, it’s titled Nigerian Symphony. The painting by Nigerian Modernist, Ben Enwonwu, is estimated at £100,000-150,000 as the top lot at Bonhams Africa Now – Modern & Contemporary African Art sale at its New Bond Street saleroom on…
Again, Enwonwu’s ‘Anyanwu’ leads auction sale in Lagos
Another Nigerian record for Ben Enwonwu was achieved during the 18th Arthouse auction of modern and contemporary art for 2017 at Kia Showroom, Victoria Island, Lagos, with a total sale of N166,156,000.
Modern, contemporary African artists converge for 18th Arthouse auction
Among such artists considered as modern masters are Ben Enwonwu, Erhabor Emokpae, Ben Osawe, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Abayomi Barber, David Dale, Twins Seven Seven, and Akinola Lasekan.
Rare Enwonwu, Grillo works lead Africa Now auction in London
One of the bronze sculptures titled ‘Anyanwu’ from the famous series by Ben Enwonwu (1917-1994) has been estimated to lead the lots for sales at Bonhams Africa Now auction, holding on February 15, 2017 in London.
Nigerian contemporary art
Nigeria has always been a hotbed for art- home to artists with unparalleled talent such as El Anatsui, Nike Okundaiye, Ben Enwonwu, Nnnenna Okore ...