Victor Ehikhamenor on 2021 Caine Prize Judging panel

Nigerian multimedia artist, photographer and writer, Victor Ehikhamenor, has been named a member of the 2021 Caine Prize Judging panel. The other judges, drawn from different literary fields including eminent journalists, broadcasters and academics with expertise and a connection to…

No law grants a thief better right to stolen property than the owner – Victor Ehikhamenor

Victor Ehikhamenor is a key advocate of restitution and repatriation of African artifacts to the continent. The artist, who says the countries that have chosen to return artifacts pillaged from the continent in the colonial era are on the right…

The Neon Museum announces acquisition of new artwork

The Neon Museum has reportedly acquired a major new work by 2020 National Artist in Residence, Victor Ehikhamenor. The work, “Like Water God Riding His Dragon” references a poem by Yusef Komunyakaa and incorporates neon elements within a sculpted canvas…

Peju Akande live on Classic FM97.3’s #BookOnReview with Benj! tonight

Today, Saturday, August 29 is a special day in the life of books, a blessed day in an unprecedented year that has taken more than it has give back. Tonight is a night of stories, just like the many birthed…

Peju Akande features on Classic FM97.3’s #BookOnReview with Benj!

The evening of Saturday, August 29 will be one for the books. At 9 pm that day, co-founder, thisislagos.ng and author Peju Akande will feature on #BookOnReview with Benj! On Classic FM97.3. This is not a show to miss. Peju…

Victor Ehikhamenor @ 50: Toast to an artist and activist – Toni Kan

It is a warm Saturday afternoon and Victor Ehikhamenor, artist, writer and photographer is smiling. His round face is cherubic as he walks and works the room, meandering through the crowd of people who have turned up in large numbers…

A playlist for Mr Ehikhamenor – Dami Ajayi

Victor Ehikhamenor paints to music. To watch Victor Ehikhamenor at work is to be opportune: to wake up at dawn before the sun, to gain access into his Ikoyi studio, sit on his famous Ankara armchair, watch him feet-shod, apron-tied,…

Victor Ehikhamenor presents Daydream Esoterica exhibition with Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker, the world’s best-selling Scotch whisky and supporter of the arts, recently supported Daydream Esoterica, a solo exhibition by internationally celebrated contemporary visual artist, Victor Ehikhamenor.     Depicting the mutualism of ideas and limitations in the Lagos citizen’s…

Rele Gallery takes contemporary Nigerian art to America

Rele Gallery will present a diverse collection of artworks by established and emerging contemporary artists at the Regus Colorado Centre in Los Angeles, United States of America on Wednesday, August 29. Time for the event is 4pm t0 8pm and…

Fatimah Tuggar is first guest at ‘The Space’ – Toni Kan

US based conceptual artist, Fatimah Tuggar, whose work is defined by her use of “assemblage, collage and montage” has earned the unique distinction as the first artist to be featured in The Space, a high brow personality centered event and…

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