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Taking African Art to The World
The Tate Modern Gallery of Art sits on Bankside, London, United Kingdom. Its imposing structure is noticeable to a first time visitor to that popular suburb in London. A repeated visit means a continued admiration of an interesting piece of architecture.

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Artist of the Week – Eloghosa Osunde

By Tobijulo Onifade I believe it was through Twitter that I first came across Eloghosa Osunde. One or two people I follow had retweeted her words a couple of times but it was one retweet in 2017 that made me realize how talented she is. This retweet was for a link to her essay “Don’t […]

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Artist of the Week – Nebila Abdulmelik

By Adefoyeke Ajao On the surface, Nebila Abdulmelik’s images portray the impressive cityscapes, people and cultures of African civilizations. However, within each frame lies a complex story of the disruptive consequences that urbanization has on history, humanity and identity.       Abdulmelik is an Ethiopian photographer and wordsmith who is interested in exploring narratives […]

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Artist of the Week – Tom Saater

By Adefoyeke Ajao Many images in Tom Saater’s portfolio capture the aftermaths of terrorism, climate change, socioeconomic inequality or other disasters, but when it comes to depicting the human victims of these disasters, he upends popular depictions of squalor by presenting them as dignified figures – in spite of their dire circumstances.     Saater’s […]

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An Interview with Charles Okereke

Charles Okereke: ‘Perception is very important for an artist’ Charles Okereke is an accomplished photographer who uses his images to highlight the state of the environment. The multitalented artist, who attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he majored in sculpting, is also the proprietor of the Alexander Academy of Arts, Design and Alternative Methods. […]

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ART 635 Summer Classes

The primary goal of the Art635 gallery is to create a free space where African Artists can showcase and sell their Artwork as well as undergo training and consultations to help them achieve their full potential. As part of our mission to help young artists, we have arranged summer art classes where young artists can […]

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Participants Paint a Perfect Picture as Art635’s Art Summer Camp Enters Week 2

By Adefoyeke Ajao Following the success of the sketching and figure drawing classes in week 1 of the Art635 Art Summer Camp, week 2’s painting and photography review sessions took place on August 24 and 25, 2018 at the Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba. The highlight of Day 1 (24th) was the T-shirt and cardboard painting […]

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An Interview with Josh Egesi

Josh Egesi: ‘My parents were major motivations for me to study art’ Josh Egesi is a multimedia artist with a degree in Fine and Applied Arts from the University of Benin. Egesi is renowned for making the largest bottle cap portrait in Africa – an 11ft by 7ft portrait of his alma mater’s Vice-Chancellor. In this […]

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Art635 Art Summer Workshop – Week 2

The primary goal of the Art635 gallery is to create a free space where African Artists can showcase and sell their Artwork as well as undergo training and consultations to help them achieve their full potential. As part of our mission to help young artists, we have arranged summer art classes where any young artist […]

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ICYMI: Art635 Summer Workshop Kicks Off With Drawing Classes

By Adefoyeke Ajao Do you often wonder if you would have been a more skilful artist if you had received art lessons when you were much younger? You might be thinking it’s too late for you to develop any artistic talent, but you are wrong as Art635, the largest online repository of African art is […]

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