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How Hodonu’s art helps the environment

With works in various forms, shapes and medium, Nathaniel Hodonu, a visual artist from Badagry, Lagos State, has stepped ahead of time and bound to create an evolving masterpiece of art with waste objects. The artistic installations showcasing ingenuity, mastery of style and materials is Hodonu’s major exhibition after coming a long way as a painter, art instructor, and creative philosopher.

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Art exhibition marks Queensland @ 30

Stream of arts activities that include art workshop and exhibitions, seminars and others has been slated as major projects to mark Queensland Academy’s 30 years anniversary. The college, known for its creative excellence in art competitions both locally and internationally, decided to launch on bigger scale, creative workshop to showcase great talents the school has garnered over time. Several works were on display ranging from textile, ceramics, paintings, sculpture and installation art.

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How Leonardo Da Vinci’s last work was discovered and sold for $450.3 million

This is probably the biggest irony of life: that the portrait of Jesus Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci who, from all available records, did not believe in God or Christianity, would become the most expensive artwork to be auctioned today in the world. Last week, Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the world) – a painted bust of Jesus Christ, was sold for $450.3 million at Christie’s auction house in New York.

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Ooni of Ife marks Moremi festival amidst pomp

The Queen Moremi Ajasoro Festival was celebrated on Wednesday November 1 at the Ooni of Ife’s Palace with streams of activities making it excitingly memorable. Moremi festival is an annual event in commemoration of the great Amazon in the history of Yoruba race, Queen Moremi Ajasoro, a princess from Offa married to Oduduwa, the cradle of Ile Ife dynasty and custodian of Yoruba heritage.

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