What a momentous year it has been for October Gallery. Earlier in the year, October Gallery marked 40 years of existing as a space that fosters growth and spotlights artists that go on to be giants (or already are) in the art industry. In celebration of their 40th, the gallery showcased an exhibition titled: Dream … Continue reading “We Have Come A Long Way” – Ablade Glover
Another overdue edition of artists you should know but just with a different title. These are individuals whose works celebrate blackness, speak loudly the things often whispered and make the invisible visible. A short and brief post, I do hope you manage to explore the artworks of these artists for yourselves be it via google … Continue reading 3 Artists Pushing Boundaries
Welcome! This months artist is a stupendous artist that I've been following for a little while now: Ibeabuchi Ananaba. Ananaba, born (1976) in Belgium, was raised in Aba, Abia state (located in Nigeria). Holding a degree in Fine and Applied Arts, Ananaba's pieces tend to centre around the societal and political issues that Nigeria faces. He … Continue reading July: Artist Of The Month – Ibe Ananaba
The art world, as is the case with anything in this life of patriarchy, is dominated by men. If we begin to dissect further by introducing race and all other forms of structural oppression, we will find very little diversity. But this post isn't about shedding light on the whiteness, maleness and all round boring-ness … Continue reading 5 Women Artists You Should Know.
I'm still recovering from the 1:54 Art Fair fifth edition in London that happened just over a month ago. I don't think i got to soak in all the fantastic works that were on display throughout the course of the 4 days, but i digress; this is not a 1:54 review, but since then, i … Continue reading HER STORY: REWA & Dagmar Van Weeghel
Finally, after many failed attempts, I was able to attend a private reception at Jack Bell Gallery. As a part of their mailing list, i get first hand notifications for private receptions, and having always made plans to see how they may compare to others I've attended, something always seemed to come up. But this … Continue reading Boris Nzebo: Noir Desir