TO RELISH ART IN SECLUSION, FIVE IS COMPANY… 

A coterie of five artists, cloistered in a resort for a five-day residency programme, away from the hustle and bustle of Lagos city life, had a time of their life learning and bonding with each other. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes ARTICLES Out of 150 artists, who had responded to an open call by The Artist Ladder Konnect – …

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BEYOND THE TECHNIQUES, THEIR ART SPEAKS ELOQUENTLY TO THE COLLECTIVE SENSIBILITIES 

From their diverse perspectives, six artists – featured in the recently-launched Jadé Online Gallery’s exhibition – are engaging their environment, using art as a tool for social commentary. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes ARTICLES Through a deft weaving of fate – often misconstrued by the uninitiated as happenstance – six artists have been, so to speak, corralled into an …

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THE NATIONAL GALLERY AND THE ALLURING QUEST FOR AN EDIFICE

The wide consensus at the recent Stakeholders’ Forum organised by the National Gallery of Art in Lagos seems to tilt in favour of building a befitting edifice for the gallery and while downplaying a grassroots-driven gallery culture. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ARTICLES Just when exactly the quest for a befitting National Gallery of Art edifice became its leadership’s …

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