In Raw Intuition, Nzekwe takes sculptural probe of humanity
Against the backdrop of increasing socio-economic challenges, Philip Nzekwe takes a sculptural probe into people’s behavioural patterns.
Excitement as Celebration of Legacies unite Onobrakpeya, Grillo, Nwoko, Okeke, others
It was another historic gathering in Lagos for artists famously referred to as ‘Zaria Rebels’ in the Nigerian art parlance.
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…
Tafeta Gallery lines up Mbari artists for Art Dubai 2019
Five artists with links to ‘Mbari’ Movement of the 60s are among Africans showing at the 2019 Art Dubai, in United Arab Emirate. Represented by London-based Tafeta Gallery, the artists include, Uche Okeke, Demas Nwoko, Muraina Oyelami, Jimoh Buraimoh and Susanne Wenger. Nwoko, Oyelami and Buraimoh are the only living artists on the list. The…
After over 50 Years in diaspora, Osadebe’s art returns home with inner light
When Nigerian modern art got its revered era in the 1960s, young artists who were then known as members of Zaria Art Society were among the shining stars. Between then and now, some of the young Turks of that era, trained at Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology (NCAST - now Ahmadu Bello University),…