A day after that announcement, the National Museum of Ireland has now committed to returning the twenty-one pieces of Benin artifacts in its chest to Nigeria.
Born in New Jersey, USA, to Nigerian parents, Gbadebo, who is now based in Newark, disclosed that she sourced Black human hair from her local community barbershops and those in Nigeria and Morocco as well.
A Picasso portrait up for auction next month at Christie's is projected to attract fifty-five million dollars, making a case for the return of the art market's confidence after a devastating year.
There are concerns among fans and admirers of the hugely successful 2D minimalist art-styled multi-player game of teamwork and betrayal, ‘Among Us’, over the creators' plan to upgrade the game's visual art style.
The mystery behind the identity of the true creator of the world's most expensive painting is set to be put to rest in this French documentary.
This physical New York gallery has the perfect solution for the future of digital art and NFTs.
Recently, the fair has adopted a growing focus on art from Africa and its diaspora, and this year’s crowd was obviously receptive to this trend as they readily doled out money to acquire the African art on display.
Dutch police announced on Tuesday that they have arrested a 58-year-old man on suspicion of stealing two yet-to-be-recovered paintings - one by Vincent van Gogh and the other by Frans Hals - from museums in the Netherlands.
Easter being the celebration of the most significant event in Christianity – one of the world’s most influential religions has been the subject of many famous paintings. These paintings help to add perspective and visual realism to the written account of the passion of Christ.
Protests and mass movements have been a vehicle for change and radical transformation of human society, and we have had fascinating pictures and images to ensure that the exact flow of events and people involved are not misrepresented or lost to future generations.
A new study has pushed that date back by a further 900 years, making the Shigir Idol to be about 12,500 years old.
With the tagline for this year’s Oscars being “Bring Your Movie Love,” the artists used illustration, motion design, painting, photography, and textile art to transport their personal inspirations and experiences.
The vandalized artwork was a 240cm by 700cm untitled artwork painted by Paris-based American graffiti artist JonOne, a k a John Andrew Perello, before a live audience in Seoul in 2016, and which is valued at $500,000.
Celebrated contemporary Nigerian female artist Marcellina Akpojotor collects scraps of Ankara fabric from tailors and fashion designers in the city of Lagos to create colorful portraits by employing collaging and traditional painting techniques.
Application for the 2021 Yaa Asentawaa Art Prize is now open and will close on 31 May 2021. The winner will be announced in August 2021.
The news marks an important milestone for the growing campaign across Europe for museums to restitute colonial objects from their collections.
Jacon Osinachi’s artworks Mirror Mirror and Am I Pretty sold on SuperRare for 9 ETH and 13.2 ETH respectively – $16,227 and $23,633 as at when the bids ended on March 14, while another digital art Resignation sold four days earlier for 20 ETH which was $35,919.
Art patrons and enthusiasts were dazzled with a range of artworks on display, evoking themes of womanhood, female friendships, and the pressure of domestic life on women.
Around the world, eco-artists are turning recyclables into creative pieces of art and thereby contributing to the clean earth movement taking place in different spheres of life.