Ben Enwonwu: The Nigerian painter behind ‘Africa’s Mona Lisa’

A painting by the late Nigerian master painter and sculptor Ben Enwonwu this week sold for £1.1m ($1.4m) at an auction in the British capital, London. The painting, simply titled “Christine”, is of...

Yinka Shonibare plans ambitious artist residency programme in Nigeria

by ANNA SANSOM The artist’s foundation will run spaces in Lagos and Ijebu coinciding with the 2021 Art X Lagos fair.   Shonibare: British-born, Lagos-raised © Royal Academy of Arts. Photo: Marcus Leith...

Top 10 Best Nollywood Directors of the Decade

A long long time ago, important figures observing the French film industry decided that the director’s vision is reflected in a film. According to some sources, the idea had been around for a while, but no one...

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