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FAB Social: #TalentTuesday! Nigerian-Born British Artist, Sokari Douglas Camp

We love #TalentTuesday because it gives us an opportunity to appreciate African art as well as African-inspired art! Today our focus is on Sokari Douglas Camp, a sculptor. Her primary material is steel and her sculptures refer to her Nigerian … Continue reading

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FAB Social: #TalentTuesday Nigerian Born Artist Njideka Akunyili

Even though her family was certain that she would end up a doctor, Njideka Akunyili chose to pursue a career in art and we are forever grateful for the talented artist’s choice. Born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria, Akunyili left … Continue reading

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FAB Spotlight: Ojo Agi an artist in the making

One day I was searching through Tumblr, selecting all the pictures that I liked, as you do, when I stumbled upon this amazing design, it was a sketch of a woman wearing a modern day outfit, but it had been … Continue reading

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FAB Spotlight: Artist Chris Ofili – By Nicola Frimpong

Chris Ofili is a British artist dubbed ‘Hip, cool and wildly inventive’ by The Guardian, and know for his intensely colourful and intricately ornamented works which play on themes of pop culture, beliefs and profanity.

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FAB Spotlight: Artist Ken McCalla – by Almaz Ohene

Ken McCalla holds a Fine Art Degree from the Central School of Art & Design, and in 1984 he spent several years with OBAALA (Organisation of Black Arts Advancement and Learning Activities – an arts organisation which launched the pioneering Black … Continue reading

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Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu and her inconclusive art by Andrew Aw

Some says its grotesque, some says it’s life, no matter what you say, she is listening. Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year Wangechi Mutu is pleased, because she knows people are looking. The artist is well known for her collages … Continue reading

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FAB Spotlight: Lucien Freud by Olumide S Akingbade.

Artist Lucien Freud died last Friday at age 88. The painter passed away at his London home after an illness. He lived to paint and painted until the day he died, far removed from the noise of the art world.

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