El Anatsui’s Triumphant Scale
For a lot of art purists, contemporary art is trash and rhetorical nonsense. However, in the hands of many contemporary artists, trash has become graceful art. The Nigerian-born Turner prize winner, Chris Ofili, gained tabloid notoriety due to his intricate, hedonistic paintings incorporating animal ordure.
In creative industry, men rule the market, women struggle to move up
On a Friday night in Lagos. The air reverberated with beats. The rhythm flowed as high-flyers unwound after a hard day’s job. The environment was raucous, but not riotous. Thank God it’s Friday (TGIF), and the crowd in the facility, by now, several pints in, roared approval to the song playing. No one spared any…