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Sotheby’s Auction Of Modern, Contemporary African Arts Mounts To $2.9 Million

Newly converted to an online-only format, Sotheby’s sixth sale of Modern & Contemporary African Art realized £2,359,375 / $2,881,741, featuring over 100 works from 58 artists across 21 countries. The auction saw a 46% increase in the number of bidders in comparison to the equivalent sale last year. The auction was led by Irma Stern’s …

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Abba Makama’s ‘The Dodorowski’s Knock-Offs’ Exhibition Will Set A Fusion Of Colours & Hypnosis

The Dodorowski’s Knock-Offs exhibition will be produced and presented by A Whitespace Creative Agency. The Dodorowski’s Knock-Offs exhibition is the second series of Abba Makama’s, vibrant acrylics. In these works, the artist utilizes parody to tackle the subjects of love, death, fashion, and power with bold paintings. Abba T. Makama is a visual artist and …

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African Space Project To Launch African Art Into Space

The African Space Projects will send work by an African artist into space in 2021 on the nose of an Ariane 5 rocket. The African Artists for Development (AAD) – a philanthropic organization founded by French art collectors, Matthias, and Gervanne Leridon. The organization initiated the project in partnership with the European Organisation for the …

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Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko’s “White Ebony” Is Celebrating The Beauty In Albinism

Yetunde Ayeni’s ‘White Ebony’ features about twenty-four subjects in a photography session focused on people with albinism. In a photo essay, Roli Afinotan is channeling the creativity of photographer Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko in his photo session that features albinos. Born in 1978 to a Nigerian father and German mother, Ayeni-Babaeko had always had an idea of …

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Osaze Amadasun’s new playing cards are inspired by the ancient Benin Kingdom

If you’re a lover of card games, you should be excited about this! Our popular and favourite lowkey game is having a new kind. Nigerian Photographer and illustrator, Osaze Amadasun, is looking to feature another array of playing cards to the existing ones. The talented illustrator, whose latest exhibition featured a series of stunning paintings …

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Nigerian Digital Platforms documenting youth culture

Finding the right drive doesn’t come easily for many young people. With the emergence of more and more creatively cultural content comes the need for communities that serve as outlets for creative expression and an alternative source for modern culture, fim and lifestyle. These interactive platforms have grown significantly with these sites curating well trusted …

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