NCMM moves to stop illegal trade of Nigerian art
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.
Stakeholders see bright future for Nigerian art
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?
All The Times Beyonce Has Been Influenced By Nigerian Art
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…
A Time To Fight For The Arts
"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…
Nike Davies-Okundaye: Expressing Nigeria Through Art
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…