FOR LIMCAF, IT HAS BEEN SO LONG A PROMISING OUTING…

Stopped from holding last year by the pandemic, the long-running annual Life in My City Art Festival returns this year, albeit online, with great expectations. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ARTICLES  With that fleeting moment of perplexity soon dispelled, the painting begins to assert itself more forcefully. By this time, notions about the artist’s rights to the unrestricted free …

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FOR THIS ECOLOGICAL ARTIST, IT’S SUCH A LONELY PATH TO SELF-REALISATION 

Wading against the currents of family dictatorship and low art patronage, Senegalese artist Adama Ndoye remains steadfast in his resolve to toe the path of his calling. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ART-LOGUE No artist could have produced all these. About this fact, Adama Ndoye had no doubts whatsoever. That day, when the Eureka! moment came, he was contemplating the seething and surging …

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A THREE-COURSE VISUAL FEAST AND ITS VARIED FLAVOURS

Featuring a not-so-well-known artist at the same salon exhibition with two more established painters turns out to be a deft curatorial balancing act after all. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes EXHIBITION Chances are that these somewhat Picasso-esque depictions of lowlifes might have resonated with quite a few of the visitors to the salon exhibition. And – come to think …

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ENGAGING OFFERING, SO SIZZLING IN THEIR FRESHNESS!

A sequel of its last year’s theme, the LagosPhoto explores human relationships with memory as well as the generative potential of photography and images as the means of igniting visual perceptions and restoring receding and lost memories. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports PHOTOGRAPHY When it comes to mainstream cultural agenda-setting, the LagosPhoto Festival arguably remains a cut above the …

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A WORLD OF EMOTIONS AND BEAUTY SEEN THROUGH MICHEL PUCHERCOS’ LENS

PHOTOGRAPHY Okechukwu Uwaezuoke At a guess, Michel Puchercos’ recent sizzling class-act outing at the Victoria Island-based Red Door Gallery deserves to be engraved in the Lagos exhibition circuit’s annals as one of its biggest events. In any case, it is unlikely that the 64-year-old Frenchman, who is the chief executive officer and group managing director …

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