Saturday, 16 April 2016

‘GFA to get special section’ at Lagos Art Auction 2016


As Terra Kulture Mydrim Gallery (TKMG) Auction house is announce the yearly Lagos art auction for the year 2016, a special section has been dedicated to selct works from members of Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria (GFA).
Oil on textured canvas Women Empowerment (42 x 40 in) by Alex Nwokolo
According to Curator at Terra Kulture, the auction, which takes place on Friday, 29 April 2016 at Inter Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, also include works of artists from Ghana, Togo, and others. Akinyele also discloses that “20 slots from GFA will be sold under Special Section of TKMG auction.”

TKMG added: “The Auction is a sophisticated platform that celebrates Nigeria’s cultural heritage through creative artistry and a reference platform for pricing African Artworks.

“Over the years, the auction house has sold works from artists like Ben Enwonwu, El Anatsui, Ben Osawe, Erhabor Emokpae, Lamidi Fakeye to mention a few.

“This year, the auction will feature 104 artworks cutting across various media and artists from Nigeria and across West Africa (Ghana, Togo and Republic of Benin). On display, will be works from masters of Art like Bruce Onobrakpeya, Kolade Oshinowo, Ablade Glover, Dele Jegede and emerging artists like Ndidi Emefiele, Dipo Doherty and Makata Obinna.

“The evening of the 29th will offer collectors and participants the opportunity to purchase exceptional works of Art and the privilege to network, socialize and share their views on art.

“Thus we invite you to attend our preview & cocktail on Sunday, 24th April 2016, 4pm at Terra Kulture Art Gallery and we look forward to seeing you all.

“The 2016 Lagos Art Auction will be conducted by a seasoned auctioneer Mr Yinka Akinkugbe.”

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