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1 Jan 2020
Against the backdrop of increasing socio-economic challenges, Philip Nzekwe takes a sculptural probe into people’s behavioural patterns.
18 Dec 2019
Irrespective of the argument for or against relativity in mastery of art, the commercial galleries would not stop projecting its preference for established signatures as recently asserted by a second gathering of artists in Lagos.
14 Apr 2019
Sam Ovraiti’s art, in over three decades, has enriched collectors’ walls as well as works of critics and historians. Most synonymous with his career is some kind of attention to poetic application of colours. Celebrating over three and a half decades, the artist goes Retrospective; Exposition of 36 Years Romance with the Language of Colours…
5 Dec 2018
Having tapped from the great depth of the old modern masters in contributing to Africa's vibrant visual art culture, a select number of artists described as 'The Next Masters' are setting out to add a new lexicon into art history. Gathered for La Floraison (The Bloom-1) art exhibition, showing from Saturday, December 8-22, 2018 at…
2 Dec 2018
Again, the last quarter of Lagos State art season was enriched with the presence of artists whose strokes, over the past three to four decades, have thickened the city’s art landscape. Kolade Oshinowo, Reuben Ugbine, Abiodun Olaku, Bunmi Babatunde, Sam Ovraiti, Duke Asidere, Edosa Ogiugo, Alex Nwokolo, Felix Osiemi, Fidelis Eze Odogwu, Joshua Nmesirionye and…
6 May 2018
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my word will remain unchanged!’ It means and methods will fade away, but principle will remain. What I mean is, the way you used to know would both pass away...
29 Apr 2018
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my word will remain unchanged!’ It means and methods will fade away, but principle will remain. What I mean is, the way you used to know would both pass away, but there will be both. There would be changes in both due to new revelation.
11 Feb 2018
The exhibitions are aimed at creating windows for art appreciation to thrive outside the traditional Lagos/Victoria Islands art hubs of the city. Curated by Onabanjo - the same curator of the first two shows - The Content - Spring Edition, according to the organisers....
17 Dec 2017
Infinite Treasures III is the third in the series of pleasurable treasures of paintings on canvases, drawings on papers, wood and metal/bronze sculptures.
29 Oct 2017
One of the single, most relevant spaces during the current month of art season in Lagos is no doubt the gathering that includes artists whose careers have contributed...
8 Feb 2017
In its second edition, the Affordable Art Auction, which made its debut last year, continues in 2017 with artworks by Olu Amoda, Rom Isichei, Ndidi Dike, Tayo Quaye, Abiodun Olaku, Bunmi Babatunde, Sam Ovraiti, Lemi Ghariokwu...
6 Nov 2016
A season of Lagos art would be incomplete activities without an exhibition by some of Nigeria’s leading artists whose immense contributions to the city’s art hub ...


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