YINKA FISHER’S DELIGHTFUL PACKAGE OF UNEARTHED HIDDEN TREASURES

A hardcover book, which offers a well-curated visual feast of artworks owned by the Lagos-based art collector Yinka Fisher, was recently launched at a virtual event hosted by the Spanish Embassy in Abuja. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports VISUAL ARTS Isn’t it gratifying that – even in these dire times – so much enthusiasm swirls around a book on …

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KANYE’S REALLY GOT SO MUCH TO SAY

Buoyed by his prodigious artistic skills, Kanyeyachukwu (more often known as Kanye) expresses himself in bright colourful spurts of illumination and earns the laurel as the poster child for the advocacy for autism, Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ARTICLES Years of hogging the limelight should, by now, have inscribed Kanye’s name in flaming letters into the art …

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ENGAGING SOR AND HIS SENSIBILITIES

In a nod to these desperate times, the Abuja-based artist Sor Sen urges the viewer to scour beneath his linear stokes and evocative colours and discern the hidden meaning behind man’s existential conditions. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes ART-LOGUE Could waking up daily to a “quite erratic” routine be an artist’s antidote to these depressing times? Perhaps, Sor Sen …

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WITH ART, DAMILOLA OPEDUN SOWS SEEDS OF HOPE IN MAKOKO…

Since his first visit to the Lagos waterfront slum community Makoko in 2014, Damilola Opedun has remained resolute in his commitment to imparting art skills to its children. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ART-ICLES Jacob might just as well be any of the many nondescript teenage boys flitting about the Makoko community. Could that be why Damilola …

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