Monday 18 July 2022

For Arthouse's 33rd auction, Onabolu, Enwonwu, Alatise, others go on invaluable platform

One of the lots titled 'Hat to Heart' (oil on canvas, 175.5 x 175.5 cm, signed and dated 2020, upper right), by Rom Isichei.

ARTHOUSE Contemporary announces the thirty-third edition of its 'Modern and Contemporary Art Auction', taking place online on Invaluable, July 25, 2022, at 6 PM (WAT). But the bidding online on Invaluable opens on July 18, 2020. The auction will close on July 25, 2020 6 PM, (WAT). 

Arthouse's modern and contemporary online auction comes with physical viewings of the artworks from July 22-25 2022, at Kia Showroom, 308 Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. According to Arthouse, interested bidders can access the online auction on Invaluable platform and marketplace on "This auction will include 82 lots of artworks from the modern period and cutting edge contemporary art," Arthouse stated. "Featured masters include Aina Onabolu, Ben Enwonwu, Ben Osaghae, Bruce Onobrakpeya, David H. Dale, Kolade Oshinowo, Muraina Oyelami, Jimoh Buraimoh, Okpu Eze, Reuben Ugbine and Tony Enebeli."

Listed among what has been described as leading contemporary artists on the lots include Abiodun Olaku, Chike Obeagu, Duke Asidere , Gbenga Offo, George Edozie, Lekan Onabanjo, Obinna Makata, Olu Amoda, Olumide Oresegun, Oluwole Omofemi, Peju Alatise, Uchay Joel Chima, Wallace Ejoh and Wande George. 

International artists from outside of Nigeria, for the auction include Ablade Glover , Wiz Kudowor, Nana Nyan Acquah, Thokozani Madonsela, Paul Onditi, and Kofi Asemnyinah.

"This auction features four charity lots by Richardson Ovbiebo, Joseph Eze, Jerry Nnubia, Kunle Adegborioye in support of the Arthouse Foundation. In addition, no Buyer’s Premium will be added to these lots." Among the artworks for the lots are Untitled (oil and acrylic on canvas 122 x 122 cm. (48 x 48 in., signed and dated ( 2018, ower right), by Oluwole Omofemi, b.1988; Africa Dances (Goache on paper, 76.25 x 25.6 cm. 301⁄2 x 101⁄4 in., signed and dated 1954, lower left); by Ben Enwonwu; See Me Series (mixed media on canvas, 241.3 x 119.4 cm. (95 x 47 in., signed and dated 2018 lower left); Peju Alatise b. 1975; and Hat to Heart (oil on canvas, 175.5 x 175.5 cm. (69 x 69 in.), signed and dated 2020, upper right), by Rom Isichei.

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1 comment:

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