Category: Drawn art

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Art635 by GTBank Virtual Reality Art Exhibition

    Arts is one of the four pillars of GTBank’s Corporate Social Responsibility policy and with Art635, the bank aims to further its support for African arts by providing exposure and positioning the Arts as a profitable and commercially viable venture for indigenous artists. This is in line with the Bank’s corporate philanthropy efforts […]

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Make-Up Artistry: Is it really Art?

Art the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects (Merriam Webster Dictionary) The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. (Oxford Dictionary)   Makeup […]

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Artist of the Week – Olarinde Olayemi Ayanfeoluwa

By Tobijulo Onifade scribble1 [skrib–uh l] verb (used with object), scrib·bled, scrib·bling. to write hastily or carelessly: to cover with meaningless writing or marks: The most exciting aspect of the Nigerian visual art scene these days is the ability of our people to turn the smallest and negative things into something creative. Scribbling and doodling have been associated with negativity and absentmindedness but its something we all […]

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The Collaboration between Fashion and Art

By Adefoyeke Ajao The relationship between fashion and art has always been a point of contention; a perennial argument that sees fashion designs as fungible, but regards art as invaluable. It is a multilayered puzzle that unravels a series of complex questions: Why should fashion collaborate with ‘art’? Is fashion in itself not art? Why […]

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When Fashion meets Art

By Tobijulo Onifade fashion |ˈfaʃ(ə)n| noun 1 a popular or the latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behaviour: the latest Parisian fashions. • [ mass noun ] the production and marketing of new styles of clothing and cosmetics: [ as modifier]: a fashion magazine. art 1 |ɑːt| noun 1 [ mass noun ] the […]

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Artist of the Week – Renike Olusanya

By Tobijulo Onifade Early 2015, a friend of mine and I decided to attend a PTNA (Paint the Night Africa) event at Terra Kulture where we had to paint a village scene. The company had just started off in Lagos, Nigeria and so there were a few of us there. I remember my friend sat […]

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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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