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…
To encourage ‘new collectors’, modern masters headline affordable art’s night out
For a fledgling art hub, strengthening the secondary market is essential for essential growth. Therefore, Arthouse Contemporary, Nigeria’s premier auction house...
A Journey Into The World Of Nigerian Arts
The history of Nigerian art is fascinating. The dawn of the 15th century saw an explosion in the art scene. That century saw the death of Iyoba Idia (Queen Mother of Oba Esigie) which occasioned the carving of the famous figurine. The figurine became popular and placed the Benin Kingdom into the world of arts.…
Buraimoh: Osogbo is the forerunner of Nigerian art
Jimoh Buraimoh, the Baale of Gbodofon in Osogbo and a product of Osogbo Art School, is a pacesetter in the visual art scene, having developed the art of bead painting in Nigeria and Africa.
Celebrating the golden years of Osogbo school of art
To celebrate the 50 years of Oshogbo Art, an exhibition will hold from January 17 through 23, 2017 and will be organised by Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding(CBCIU), Oshogbo.