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LagosPhoto Festival 2012 is Here!

EXHIBITION VENUES:   Seven Days in the Life Of Lagos  Eko Hotel & Suites  Kuramo Waters  Victoria Island    13 October – 11 November 2012    VIP Preview: 12 October, 6:30 PM (By Invitation Only)  Grand Opening: 13 October, 6:30 PM (Tickets Available for a Suggested Donation of N2000) Free Admission After Opening    As the … Continue reading

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE OPENING RECEPTION OF OBINNA MAKATA: METAHISTORIES

14 SEPTEMBER 2012  7 PM    AFRICAN ARTISTS’ FOUNDATION   54 RAYMOND NJOKU STREET  OFF AWOLOWO ROAD  IKOYI, LAGOS, NIGERIA    WWW.AAFGALLERY.COM The African Artists’ Foundation Gallery is proud to present Metahistories, the first solo exhibition of Obinna Makata. Makata’s mixed media collages incorporate diverse visual elements, such as ink drawing and cut fabric, to form … Continue reading

Africa On The Floor Exhibition & Book Launch

  Swedish based gallery Modernafricanart, run by Nigerian Lande Anjous-Zygmunt, invites you to its art rug exhibition and book launch: Africa on the Floor. The exhibition showcases Persian quality rugs with designs of some of Nigerian’s best known artists including Bruce Onobrakpeya and Nike Davies Okundaye. The collection on display is unique and probably the … Continue reading

“Nigeria Imagining Paris” …An AAF group exhibition in Abuja to commemorate the launch of a new Air France daily route: Abuja-Paris

Image by Ayoola As part of its mission to support artists, African Artists’ Foundation presents an exhibition at the Sheraton Hotel in Abuja, to coincide with activities for the launch of the Air France new daily route: Abuja-Paris. The aim of the exhibition is to create a platform where paintings by Nigerian artists can be … Continue reading

Attention All Nigerian Artists: The 5th National Art Competition!

Calling All Nigerian Artists!!!  The African Artists’ Foundation introduces the 2012, 5th National Art Competition C-O-N-S-E-Q-U-E-N-C-E-S Sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. In late 2011 the 4th competition took place under the theme  ‘Documenting Changes In Our Nation’.  After receiving over 270 proposals from different artistic genres such as photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation and … Continue reading

“Water No Get Enemy”: An Exhibition Presented By The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in conjunction with The African Artists’ Foundation

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands  in conjunction with  The African Artists’ Foundation   presents the opening event of  “WATER NO GET ENEMY”  An intercultural music and art exhibition to increase public awareness on the conservation, use and management of water  The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria in conjunction … Continue reading

An Exhibition at AAF: “Interactions” – A Contemporary Display of Paintings and Wood Works

“Interactions” – A Contemporary Art Exhibition of Paintings and Wood Works. Date: 17th – 22nd of April, 2012 Venue: AAF Headquarters, 54 Raymond Njoku Street, off Awolowo Road Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 5pm on opening day NB: The exhibition is open to all!!!

Introduction To Photography Class Monday March 19th

Are you interested in learning the fundamentals to photography or learning the manual modes of your camera? An introduction to photography class will take place @ The Life House, Victoria Island on Monday March 19th at 7pm. The class is N5,000, will last 2 hours and covers the basics of your camera, exposure control and … Continue reading

LagosPhoto 2011 In Review Video Clip

Click above logo or below to view a fantastic clip on LagosPhoto 2011! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mnFax6bdqE