|'Through the Mud Walls' (pencil/charcoal, 55 X 37 cm, 1992), by Gani Odutokun.|
A new exhibition titled Collection & Collections by Prof Jacob Jari opens Saturday October 24, ending 30, 2020 at the Thought Pyramid Art Centre, 18 Libreville Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II, FCT, Abuja.
The exhibition, which features paintings and sculptures, according to Thought Pyramid, shows a body of work consisting of those the artist created through different periods. Included are works of "a rich collection the artist has collected over the decades from notable artists and students that have passed through" his tutelage.
The gallery assured that some of the works for the exhibition are 'never-before-seen art pieces from artists like the late Gani Odutokun, Prof Jerry Buhari and other prominent artists."
Jari (b. 1960), in Plateau State, attended St Murumba College, Jos, and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from where he holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting and a PhD in Art History. As a professor, Jari has groomed generations of artists. He has alao participated in exhibitions, conferences, workshops, residencies and publications across the world.
More information about the exhibition can be found at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CF9oK7CjJRl/?igshid=1ekvm2eukkg7p