Editorial

News and editorial images

OMOBA YEMISI SHYLLON: A COLLECTOR FROM THE HEART

By *Tunde Olanipekun*   The year 1952 was a unique one in the annals of history, it was the year the first general election in Nigeria was held, same year the Macpherson’s constitution went unto effect. A year that the Nigerian Broadcasting Service NBS transmitted its first National program. Also the year The Redeemed Christian Church …

OMOBA YEMISI SHYLLON: A COLLECTOR FROM THE HEART Read More »

ko’ gallery debuts in Lagos

A new art gallery, ‘ko’ will debut in Lagos, Nigeria on September, 25th, 2020, with an inaugural exhibition by Kadara Enyeasi to kickstart the event. ko‘ is the baby of Kavita Chellarams, an art collector, and founder of Arthouse Contemporary also located in Lagos. Kavita in her announcement said, ko’ is dedicated to promoting modern …

ko’ gallery debuts in Lagos Read More »

Sotheby’s October auction features Enwonwu’s Ogolo Series

Story: Ayodele Ojo Sotheby auction house is featuring one of Africa’s best master piece ‘Ogolo’, by Ben Enwonwu in its Contemporary African Art auction in October. Its Director, Head of Modern African Art, Hannah O’Leary made the announcement. Enwonwu is a notable painter and sculptor. The Ogolo series is reminiscent of the traditional masquerade popular …

Sotheby’s October auction features Enwonwu’s Ogolo Series Read More »

Big names benefits from loan meant for small operations

The US government has released the names of businesses that received more than $150,000 in federal stimulus loans, the loans is meant for small businesses to stay afloat during the Covid 19 lockdown but the record shows the big boys are the major beneficiaries. According to a publication, artnetnews, Artists, museums, and galleries across the …

Big names benefits from loan meant for small operations Read More »

“Eni Blackman in European kitchen” spits fire

Emmanuel Eni-is more popularly know in the European art circle as “Eni Blackman in European kitchen”, one of the most outstanding contemporary artists from Africa and the Western world. Emmanuel Eni spoke with onefinearts in a no-holds barred interview on his art, beliefs and what drives his mojo. Famous for his fearless, soul-searching, philosophical art. …

“Eni Blackman in European kitchen” spits fire Read More »

Caveat Emptor and other high sounding words

I remember vividly when I first discovered the art of writing, it coincided with my teenage years when it’s fashionable to write love letters to girls, I am not sure whether any of the long letters won any heart, but it drove me to reading the dictionary and a lot of novels . It doesn’t …

Caveat Emptor and other high sounding words Read More »

Thawing the Frozen Epidemic

Chris Edwards-ContributorThe viral infection that has shut down the whole world in the last five months did not spare the art sphere- freezing art establishments for several weeks across the entire globe, and crippling several artists’ schedule in its wake also, leading to a lot of economic woes. In recent days several governments are rushing …

Thawing the Frozen Epidemic Read More »

#Hashtag Gallery grows stable

The Toronto based art establishment, #Hashtag Gallery has enlarged the number of artists it represent with the addition of Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey, to its stable on artsy.net. In an announcement on its Instagram handle on Saturday June 27, 2020 Hashtag gallery introduced Jonathan a watercolorist with six of its work on the popular platform artsy.net …

#Hashtag Gallery grows stable Read More »

Louvre to re-open soon

The Musée Louvre will re-open its doors to art enthusiasts and general public on July 6, after several weeks of closure due to Covid 19, although with more stringent measures.  The World’s largest art museum and historic monument in Paris, Louvre will re-open on July 6, in a press statement by the President-Director, Jean-Luc Martinez, “The …

Louvre to re-open soon Read More »

Peju Layiwola honored in Arkansas

Peju Layiwola, artist and professor of art has been conferred as an ambassador of goodwill to the State of Arkansas in the US recently in recognition of her distinguished accomplishments. Layiwola was selected as a Tyson scholar at the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas to carry out research on Melvin Edwards, a renowned African American …

Peju Layiwola honored in Arkansas Read More »

%d bloggers like this: