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Artists get space boost

Stemming from need to have a serene and conducive environment to work in a traffic congested and noisy city of Lagos, a new space facility called TY Workspace, ready to meet the need of discerning professionals and general public has come to berth in the heart of Lagos Mainland. It is also a perfect haven for artists to display and exhibit artworks for collectors, tourists and art enthusiasts.

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Art, artists and Nigeria @ 57

What are the roles of art and artists in the struggle for freedom, justice and emancipation of a people from dictatorship?  “Art and artists have always been in the vanguard of the struggle,” answers Dr. Kunle Adeyemi, Dean, School of Art, Design & Printing, Yaba College of Technology.

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Artists search for true identity

A group exhibition tagged Identity, curated by Ekemelu Nnoli, CEO, Denk Spaces and Udemma Chukwuma featuring 25 remarkable paintings, drawings, mixed media and sculptures by five contemporary Nigerian artists, will open on July 9, at Denk Spaces, 13, Uyo Crescent, off Emeka Anyaoku Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, and will run till July 30, 2017.

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The superficiality of Nigerian artists, a betrayal of the Nigerian mind

Popular culture in Nigeria has ironically helped to enshrine many of our societal ills by converting them into norms and values. The lyrics of many artists today celebrate the “fast money lifestyle” which is symptomatic of a fundamentally corrupt society and glamourises disenfranchising behaviours which ordinarily, in other climes, social critics and the public themselves would have decried.

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