Sunday, 16 February 2020
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Saturday, 18 January 2020
|A declared national monument, Ilojo Bar, Lagos Island, before it was demolished in 2016 by suspected agents of Lagos State Government.|
Saturday, 11 January 2020
|Ms. Harriet Thompson, Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, delivering the paper for 11th Ben Enwonwu Distinguished Lecture, in Lagos.|
There is a huge body of work on the role art can play in peace, conflict resolution and socio-economic transformation. There are many highly respected, knowledgeable experts on the topic. I have to admit I am not one of them! But then Oliver knew that when he invited me to speak. So what I have to offer this morning is the perspective of an enthusiastic amateur. An art lover, yes. An advocate for peace and socio-economic transformation, certainly. A naija-phile, 100%. A learned expert, maybe not – but I hope my reflections are useful nonetheless.
|Chief (Mrs) Aino Oni-Okpaku|
Sunday, 5 January 2020
|Open Eyes, one of the new light paintings of Emmanuel Eni.|
Saturday, 4 January 2020
|A wood sculpture titled Curious Mind (122 x 77cm, Wood fiber, 2019), by Philips Nzekwe.|
Titled Raw Intuition, Nzekwe's solo exhibition, held at National Museum, Onikan, Lagos, exposed an artist with depth of analogous themes in communication. Specifically, his works also project into the widening window of freedom of expression, in the 21st century.
Saturday, 21 December 2019
Curator, Prof Jerry Buhari (left); Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu; and CEO, Arthouse Contemporary, Mrs Kavita Chellaram during the opening of Celebration of Legacies… in Lagos
The exhibited artists who were members of Zaria Art Society from Nigerian College of Art, Science and Technology (NCAST), include Yusuf Grillo (b.1934), Demas Nwoko (b.1935), Emmanuel Odita (b.1934), Simon Okeke (1937-1969), Uche Okeke (1933-2016), Bruce Onobrakpeya (b.1932) and Oseloka Osadebe (b.1935).