Fifty-Five years after innocent Asaba indigenes were callously massacred in the fratricidal Nigerian Civil War, the first major show on this tragic contour opens today at Red Door Gallery...
Two-time African Footballer of the Year, Didier Drogba has confirmed his participation at the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND) 2022. Drogba, who is widely seen as one of the most accomplished football stars from Africa, has made tremendous impact, using football as a tool for peace and empowerment in Cote D’Ivoire. The former Chelsea…
To these two critical lessons, let me add a third, which is his capacity for creative intellection. For sure one can make the argument that Dr. Onobrakpeya’s dispositive approach to artmaking — mixing and mingling with people...
When I turned 70 in 2015, there was quite a sizeable coterie of friends, colleagues, and elders who gathered at the campuses of the University of Lagos and the Yaba College of Technology
The 12-year old Kanye Tagbo Okeke recently exhibited over 20 pieces of paintings at the Orisun Gallery, Abuja. Although the young artist had exhibited locally and internally, the recent outing dazzled the audience,
As the prime art and culture advocacy group Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) gets set to flag off its 2022 Programming season on March 1, it has dedicated the year to celebrating the exemplary life and illustrious career of the grand patriarch of Nigeria’s visual arts, Dr Bruce Onobrakpeya, as he enters the nonagenarian age in August.
1 Jan 2020
Against the backdrop of increasing socio-economic challenges, Philip Nzekwe takes a sculptural probe into people’s behavioural patterns.
18 Dec 2019
Irrespective of the argument for or against relativity in mastery of art, the commercial galleries would not stop projecting its preference for established signatures as recently asserted by a second gathering of artists in Lagos.
20 Nov 2019
For its 23rd auctions in Lagos, Arthouse Contemporary will be bringing into the fore, quite a list of rare works by Nigerian and other African artists.
2 Oct 2019
Benson Omowafola 'Kasta' Tomoloju (fondly called Ben T) is a multi-talented artist and pioneer of arts and culture journalism in the country. He was at a time the Arts, and later, Deputy Editor of The Guardian.
2 Jun 2019
Viewing the oeuvre of Bruce Onobrakpeya in just one spot is no doubt a rare and amazing experience. A legend in printmaking, Onobrakpeya...
8 May 2019
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…