The proprietor of Terra Kulture, Lagos, Bolanle Austen-Peters’ efforts at returning Nigeria to the theatre stage gets a boost.
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Saturday, 14 October 2017
|Bisi Fakeye (1942 - 2017)|
Bisi, a foundation member of one of the oldest studio groups in Nigerian visual arts profession, Universal Studios of Art (U.S.A.) at National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, died on Sunday, October 8, after what his colleagues described as “battle with illness.” Last year, Bisi’s son, Sola, who also worked at Universal Studios died, aged 45.
Trained under Lamidi at the family’s hometown of Ila Orangun, Osun State, Bisi and another member of the family, Dejo, swelled the dynasty of sculptors, otherwise known as ‘agbegi lere’ in Yoruba. Apart from the famous 20th century sculptor, Olowe of Ise (circa 1873 -1938), whose
Sunday, 8 October 2017
Following the announcement, Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, was interviewed by journalist Elise Karlsson about the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature to Kazuo Ishiguro. Sara Danius described Kazuo Ishiguro's writing style as a mix of Jane Austen and Franz Kafka: "But you have to add a little bit of Marcel Proust into the mix, and then you stir."
The citation describes
Sunday, 1 October 2017
|Mixed media, Sleeping Beauty, by Lekan Onabanjo|
The current exhibition, which also marks two decades of Mrs. Modupe Ogunlesi-led Adam&Eve enterprise, underscores the resilience of creative, entrepreneurial
|One of the paintings from The Root exhibition.|
Two factors: youthfulness of the artists and form of art expressed, make the subject of the exhibition a collectively salient attraction. Added to the freshness
Sunday, 24 September 2017
|Like Attracts Like, steel, acrylic, 36x36 x 9 inch, 2017 by Adeola Balogun|
Between conceptual and aesthetic value of art, sculptor, Adeola Balogun finds a common space to divulge metaphoric contents of socio-ethno and political emotion. This much radiates in the artist’s solo exhibition of a body of work in metal titled Bubbles of Emotion held at Omenka Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Balogun, whose work in the last 10 years has been largely devoid of figural representations,
Sunday, 17 September 2017
|Grom Jefferson Jonathan, Evening Breeze II, 18 x 21 Inches, Pastel on Paper, 2016|
Ejoh, who graduated and specialised in painting from from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos was in 2016, a participants at a cultural exchange group exhibition, which took place in Zoetermeer, Holland.
Ahead of opening of Ascension, Ejoh noted that the value of art in Nigeria has appreciated as more auctions are being held. “We have TKMG auction