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A Conceptual Art Space In Lagos | Studio Of Modé

When you’ve been to literally every gallery across the city of Lagos, the recently launched Studio by Modé Aderinokun would serve as a pleasant surprise since she treads on a different path to give us something we didn’t even realize was missing. A space that connects us to tradition as well as art.

Lose Yourself in Willyverse

Literally racking my brain over here, searching its nooks and crannies for a box to fit this man’s work in and I cannot seem to find one that comes in the appropriate size. Soon enough, though,…

Finding Kelly John Gough

Striking, was the first word I associated with Kelly John Gough’s work, a capetonian artist who paints on the raw backdrop of wood panel canvas. Art, with it’s varied perspectives, deep meanings and diverse interpretations sometimes…

Experiencing Lagos: Nike Art Gallery

At the height of my frustration at the routine social lives most of we Lagosians live, I felt the urge to find better places to visit, hangout, and connect with my interests. I’m talking places asides clubs, the palms, Ikeja…

Weekend Mashup No. 03

Mashed up because we’re trying to focus on other things asides our trepidation about the upcoming Lagos state elections. Somethings Start With A GIF And before you know it, you’re uncovering an artist who started making portraits…

Pen Art From Ghana | Enam Bosokah

When I was younger, art to me meant watercolor on cardboard or pencil on sketchbook. I never envisioned anything more than those two mediums. I left art class 10 years ago and never encountered much of…

Weekend Mashup No. 02

Mashed up in-between events at social media week Iyoba, An Editorial by Asiko for Blanck Magazine We’ve always thought Asiko‘s work to be exceptionally striking. His photographs are distinct and have a certain exclusivity to them that only…

Ugandan Artist, Benon Lutaaya

We’ve read so much about this Ugandan artist who moved into paper collage because of poverty. His story is a moving tale of resilience against dreadful difficulties, and much like his life, each one of his artwork is…

The Return Of Ojo Agi

Another fantastic (re)discovery (special kisses to Cassie Daves), Ojo Aji, a Nigerian born self taught artist whose work provoke’s a second glance. Ojo Agi initially went off the grid sometime in 2012 after a major collaboration with Alex…

Ndidi Emefiele’s Art

It starts with the smallest thing: a bit of your attention as you walk past the TV and your eyes catch something interesting on the evening news, then you memorize that little piece of information so…