24 Nov 2019
Ahead of the next Sharjah Biennial, in UAE, the late renowned art critic, Okwui Enwezor (1963-2019), has been announced as the curator. According to Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), Enwezor...
8 Sep 2019
2019 has really been a tough one for the arts community. From Bisi Silva to Okwui Enwezor, Pius Adesanmi to Eddie Ugbomah and Prof. Molara Ogundipe, Dr. Stella Oyedepo to David Dale, Jide Ogungbade to Frank Okonta and Idowu Nubi, the number of artists who have passed on in the year,
14 Apr 2019
When the 58th Venice Art Biennale themed, May You Live In Interesting Times, opens on May 11, 2019, in Italy, the shadow of Okwui Enwezor will cast over the African contingent. Enwezor, who was the event’s artistic director at its 56th edition, in 2015, died on March 15 this year at the age of 55.…
24 Mar 2019
The shock about it is how it ended. It was very sudden and irretrievably finite – leaving no room for the vital preparation, which we ought to have made before the big exit. News of the death of Okwui Enwezor, last week in Germany was devastating to many in the art world but that was…
17 Mar 2019
Death has struck again in the art house, this time, claiming Okwui Enwezor. The revered Nigerian-born art historian and curator died after a long battle with cancer.