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Nigerian art sells seven times estimate at $1.4 million (N506m) in London

By Rasheed Sobowale Ben Enwonwu was a Nigerian artist who died on February 5, 1994. One of his painting “Christine,” is a 1971 portrait of an American missionary wife reported to be of the Carribean-origin. The painting originally estimated to sell for about $200,000 surprised everyone when it was auctioned for $1.4 million at Sotheby,
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Omolayo’s art workshop expands in scope

As part of his own contribution towards promoting the growth and development of arts in the country through constant interaction with the children, especially during the long holidays, Biodun Omolayo of Biodun Omolayo Art Gallery located at National Museum in Onikan packaged an art workshop for children in Lagos and beyond tagged Young @ Art workshop.

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Amenechi, Ohams step up on Dreams…

Joe Amenechi and Albert Ohamsare like two sides of a coin. Totally different in their approaches to arts, Amenechi is interested in traditional arts while Ohams is not. But that difference is the synergy between the two. Both met at the Yaba College of Technology, (Yabatech) Lagos in 1984 where Amenechi taught Ohams. After graduation, Ohams also exhibited with Amenechi at Something Special Gallery in 1991.

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From the carnival stand…

BY MCPHILIPS NWACHUKWU PENULTIMATE Saturday, the nation’s capital city of Abuja was agog with  activities as residents of the city witnessed another round of the five year old Abuja Carnival. That day the carnival routes which started from Moshood Abiola way in Garki area through Eagle Square. Abuja was a beauty to behold as carnival
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