21 Jun 2020
About three weeks ahead of Christie’s and Sotheby’s sales of suspected illicit African artefacts, a ruling by the US Court of Appeal has strengthened the power of a sovereign state to stop commercial transaction of cultural objects.
27 Oct 2019
An art collection can signal culture, good taste, wealth and connections, but how well has the Nigerian art been doing in the last couples of years and how acceptable is the Nigerian sculpture, globally?
29 Sep 2019
Nigeria is a country rich with over 190 million people and over 300 tribes. Each of these tribes has a unique culture and tradition passed down from parents to their children and vice versa. Due to migration, various elements of culture travel far and wide and are picked up by people who have no relation…
21 Jan 2018
"If we cannot fight for our arts, what, then are we fighting for? Save the future, promote arts and culture To fight for arts is to fight for the salvation of humanity." - Winston Churchill 2017 was an outstanding year for the arts and culture community in Lagos. Being the pulse of the country, the…
12 Aug 2017
Over 186 million people and over 250 ethnic groups, Nigeria is a place filled with diverse people, cultures and traditions. Art is a major medium of expression in this beautiful country, and we find a lot of artists expressing these Nigerian cultures through fascinating art. Art is of historical relevance in this country; Nigerian artists…
5 Apr 2017
I advise collectors to collect more in these hard times because there can be no better investment than the Nigerian art. Today, we are celebrating the amazing collection of paintings of Obiora.