El Anatsui in quest for freedom at Africa2020
It is a popular aphorism that Africa does not give up its secrets easily. Buried in the continent’s womb are a whole lot of secrets and complex issues, whose ultimate clue to unlocking is to befriend and cultivate Africa.
El Anatsui wins Skowhegan medal for sculpture
The Ghana-born Nigerian sculptor, El Anatsui, has been awarded the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture’s 2020 Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture.
After Triumphant Scale postponement, El Anatsui gifts alma mater N46m books
Though COVID-19 pandemic may have caused dislocation in the world’s economy, it has not stopped the artist, Prof. El Anatsui, from doing what people know him best for: Philanthropy.
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.
After 44 years of devoted Service, Ihe-Nsukka honours El Anatsui
First, the hair. They are silver, without space for any other colour. On a sunny day, the hair glistens like cumulus in the sky. They are not receding yet. Seventy-five years old El Anatsui, the owner of this hair is one of the most respected artists of the contemporary era.
"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…
Anatsui’s Awards for LIMCAF winners increase to six artists
After sponsoring four winners of Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF), last year, Prof El Anatsui has increased beneficiary artists to six for the 2018 edition.Winners of the Anatsui awards for LIMCAF 2018 Grand Finale Exhibition will be sponsored to the Dak’Art Biennale, Senegal next year.
Performance artist Schneemann wins Golden Lion of Venice Art Biennale
The statement indicated that the decision by La Biennale’s Board of Directors chaired by Paolo Baratta, was reached after the recommendation of the curator of the 57th International Art Exhibition, Christine Macel.