14 Jul Ablade Glover.  The scholarship to the UK. 1964

Excerpt from ‘Crowds & Queens – The Art of Ablade Glover’ by Dozie Igweze Shirley Du Bois Shirley Du Bois was, at the time, one of the most influential people in Ghana. She was the head of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, a close confidante of Kwame Nkrumah and the wife of the African American activist,

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22 Dec 5 Things About ”The Passage Of Time” Exhibition

No. 5 Words We did a book on Professor Glover. He loved it. The idea was to have a book that presents his art and his life; a book that gives artists, collectors – everyone really – an insight into the events that shaped the artist. The exhibition ended on the 19th of December, 2022.

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14 Dec 5 Things About ”The Passage Of Time” Exhibition

No. 3. Stories You. The artwork. The artist’s story. Your story. The artist presents the artwork. But that’s not the end of the story. There’s also your story – your ideas about life, color, images… Your relationship with the artwork is a unique story. It’s been fascinating to see how viewers have interacted with Ablade Glover’s

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08 Dec 5 Things About ”The Passage Of Time” Exhibition

No. 2. GreatnessProfessor Glover talked about his life and his experiences during the press interviews before the exhibition opening. He also spoke briefly during the exhibition. To listen to him is to understand that greatness isn’t manufactured overnight. His greatness comes from talent. But also from diligence, perseverance and toil. Fifty decades of consistent hard

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07 Dec 5 Things About ”The Passage Of Time” Exhibition

No 1. Space.We wanted to create the right space to unfurl the amazing artistic journey of the great artist, Ablade Glover. We wanted you to walk in, feel the breadth of his art, but also feel the inter-connectedness of the artworks. We wanted to take you on a tour of the artist’s life – Accra markets,

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18 Feb Glover’s Sketches

It’s hard to imagine how Ablade Glover’s energetic, almost aggressive attacks on his canvas might translate to paper. Many of the elements of his art  –  the layering of colour, the chaos of paint, the fluid inter-connection between colours  –  seem to suggest that his art is suited for oil, rather than pencil, or charcoal

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25 Jan 2 Views of Accra

Glover’s Lorry Station It’s a scene Glover has explored consistently – the bustle at Accra lorry stations. The lorries with their crazy signs and graffiti – a raucous, moving display panel for goods and wacky ideas; the passengers getting on, getting off, always moving.  As with many of his themes, he finds order and rhythm

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