Monday 7 January 2013

Between Olawoyin and Fakeye

  Carver, Lamidi Fakeye (right) and Late Ambassador Segun Olusola during the former’s last solo art exhibition Timber’s Titan at Mydrim Gallery, Lagos in 2008.

A Nigerian post-doctoral scholarly work presented in the U.K. recently, which faulted the dynasty ascribed to one of Nigeria’s oldest families of artists, the Fakeye woodcarvers, seems not to have considered some certain facts in Yoruba tradition. Details soon.

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