A mural titled Haven Is Elsewhere by Kamruzzaman Shadhin, on display at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
Sunday, 21 April 2019
Wednesday, 17 April 2019
|President and director of SAF, Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi; HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi presenting Sharjah Biennial Prize to Otobong Nkanga. Pic: c/o SAF.|
Whoever visits Sharjah Biennial 14 in UAE, which opened on March 7 and currently showing till 10 June, 2019, would not miss the prize winning installations art by Otobong Nkanga and Emeka Ogboh. Sharjah, the same city where five Nigerians were caught for alleged robbery is home to the Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), which is one of the most visited art spaces in the art world destinations.
Sunday, 14 April 2019
|Sam Ovraiti with Curator/ Founder and Director at Alexis Galleries, Patty Chidiac-Mastrogiannis, during preview, in Lagos.|
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.
|Okwui Enwezor, Artistic Director of Venice Art Biennale (left) and Paolo Baratta, President of the event.
Saturday, 13 April 2019
Sunday, 7 April 2019
|Fertility by Folashade Adebowale.|
In paintings and sculptures, the artists converged to add their voice to the increasing campaign to stop violence against women.
Onyinye Zennia, Folasade Adebowale, Jolaoluwal Lawal, Obi Chigozie, Oby Okala Frances, Arogunmati Omoyemi, Uche Okonkwo, Imuede Adulphina, Bertha Onyekachi, Kesa Freda, Augustina Chinelo Obi, Sophia Omoh, Charity Ide, Ayo Olamide Adesola, Gbojubola Obatuyi and Lasode Opemipo expressed themselves in creative context at Alexis Galleries, Victoria Island, Lagos. The exhibition, titled Destiny was part of the twin show organised by Alexis in collaboration with Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF). During the same week, the gallery showed Femme, also an all female artists exhibition.
Wednesday, 3 April 2019
|'Decisions and Consequences', inkjet on canvas, by Emmanuel Oyeleke.|
Whatever links the science of humanity and the art of photography, Emmanuel Oyeleke explains in visual culture space.
That coalesced narrative of science and art, Oyeleke builds into a collection coined The Huemanist, which shows as his second solo exhibition from tomorrow, Friday, April 5-11, 2019 at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos. In 2016, Oyeleke, whose lens takes more interest in the runway announced his arrival on the photography scene with a debut solo tilted Revealed.