FOR A CORONATION TREAT, HOW ABOUT A GLIMPSE OF THESE TIMES?

With a recent glitzy launch at a swanky venue, the Coronation Gallery seems all set to fulfil its objective of “democratising” the art scene. But regaling a segment of the Lagos art community with an exhibition of artworks from the collection of banking mogul Aigboje Aig-Imokhuede is only a right step towards its desired, indeed …

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WITH A RECENT CELEBRATION OF TWO FEMALE ART LUMINARIES, NIKE ART CENTRE UPS THE ANTE…

  The basis for the celebrations of female artists and their works should transcend mundane comparisons with the efforts of their male counterparts and focus on their more sublime content, says Okechukwu Uwaezuoke ARTICLES A steadily growing attendance at the Nike Art Centre’s last-Sunday-of-the-month Spotlight Art and Artists Review programme lets on to the fact that it is …

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AT THE ABUJA ART FAIR, IT WAS A HARVEST OF TALENTS  

A recent international art fair in Abuja – thanks to a collaboration between the National Gallery of Art (NGA) and the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) – offers private galleries in the federal capital city a rare opportunity to put their best foot forward, says Okechukwu Uwaezuoke ARTICLES That Thursday, March 17, early afternoon, the festive …

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LIKE BEACONS OF LIGHT, THE ANNUAL HARMATTAN WORKSHOPS ANIMATE AGBARHA-OTOR

The 14-acre Harmattan Workshop venue in Agbarha-Otor, Delta State, is home to both tangible and intangible treasures, Okechukwu Uwaezuoke discovers ARTICLES Twin shafts of light seemingly appeared out of nowhere, magically illuminating the deepening darkness. A swarm of children, chattering excitedly and trailed by a lone adult, rushed forward towards this previously unseen spectacle. This was what …

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IN THE ALLURING WORLD OF NFTs, THERE’S SOMETHING FOR THE ARTIST AND THE COLLECTOR 

NFTs can, besides enhancing the artist’s visibility and huge potentials for bigger revenue streams, help preserve his works in a decentralised space and protect them from possible deterioration, Adesola Fakile tells Okechukwu Uwaezuoke VISUAL ARTS Adesola Fakile offered new vistas of potential for The Artist Ladder Konnect (TALK) residency participants when he delivered his talk about …

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