Sunday 25 September 2016

Sammy Olagbaju...When He Was Here

It was Grillo Pavilion Art Fiesta, 2013 edition, in Ikorodu, Lagos, which had Kolade Oshinowo as the celebrant. Again, Sammy Olagbaju was among the art patrons that extended their love for art to those who create the works. He joined others in celebrating Oshinowo.
 Late art patron. Mr Sammy Olagbaju (seated in the middle); playwright, J.P. Clark (left); the celebrant, Kolade Oshinowo; (standing) Chief Mrs Funmilayo Shyllon, Mrs Gbadamosi, Dr Bruce Onobrakpeya and Prince Yemisi Shyllon shortly after the 2013 Grillo Pavilion Lecture Series.

Olagbaju was said to have died on September 23, 2016, aged 75. He was a passionate art collector across nationalities, and supporter of young artists.

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