60 years art of Onobrakpeya as metaphor for where the elephant has passed by
Viewing the oeuvre of Bruce Onobrakpeya in just one spot is no doubt a rare and amazing experience. A legend in printmaking, Onobrakpeya...
Uche Okeke honoured on 86th post-humous birthday
Master artist and father of the Nsukka Art School, Uche Okeke, would have turned 86 this year had he not passed away on January 5, 2016. On Tuesday April 30, 2019, the Ugoma Adegoke-led Bloom Arts, in concert with the Asele Institute and Iwalewa Books, gathered artists and thinkers, art collectors and enthusiasts, as well…
Bruce Onobrakpeya in Beauty and The Machine
An exhibition of new installation works by Bruce Onobrakpeya titled, Beauty and The Machine, will hold from April 20 to May 10, 2019 at the Freedom Park, Lagos. It is the first of a series of shows to commemorate 60 years of the artist’s public presentation of his art through exhibitions. According to Kennii Ekundayo,…
At Art Dubai 2019, Modern Galleries face space, sustenance challenge
As Art Dubai, in UAE, keeps expanding in its 13th year of existence, Modern galleries section of the yearly fair is raising challenge of sustenance.
How affordable art auction sustained market prospects
Despite the unfriendly economic environment of the first quarter of an election year, Affordable Art Auction 2019 recorded a slight increase in sales.
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.
Artists, royal fathers storm Iragbiji for AVPAI’s opening
The master painter and performing artist, Muraina Oyelami, one of the respected voices of Osogbo Art Movement, has established a visual and performing arts training...
Auction market seeks stronger ethics, values
Despite exposing huge potentials of African arts, Nigeria’s secondary market still has quite some loose ends to tighten. After Mrs Kavita Chellaram-New Arthouse Contemporary made history as West Africa’s premier auction house, in 2008, the secondary art market space opened up. TKMG, a joint auction house by Terra Kulture and Mydrim Gallery led by Mrs…
Winner of Art X prize with access emerges
Art X Lagos, in conjunction with Access Bank, has named Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola as the winner of the 2018 edition of the ‘ART X Prize with Access’, instituted to recognise and support the best of emerging Nigerian visual art talent.
How modern, contemporary masters celebrate with 25 years of Lagos art space
The mastery of art, its period and space come into focus in celebration context. And as contentious as the mastery of art is, some artists - based on their period of practice - have risen above such debate.