20 Mar Constantly Restless- Bruce Onobrakpeya.

Bruce Onobrakpeya’s perpetual restlessness is evident in these rare totems. These sculptures embody his unyielding curiosity, profound insights, and talent for integrating ideas from different eras. The idea was originally conceived as representations within the etching, ‘Good governance,’ which employed an array of pre-colonial era sculptural totems to pay homage to the ideals of strength

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19 Oct Bruce Onobrakpeya Exhibition

Onobrakpeya is arguably, Africa’s most significant living artist and it is our pleasure to  present these  rare deep etching artworks. The artworks present his journey over two decades from 1960 to 1977. They also present our cultural evolution in that time and his role in shaping this evolution. We hope you can join us for

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29 Sep Have You heard?

A bittersweet artwork, The colours are warm and joyful, the figures seem connected and vibrant, the adire patterns on their clothing are bold and appealing. It’s a warm artwork with a darkish theme. Created at the end of the civil war, the artwork explores the mixed emotions of these women about the end of the

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18 Feb Bruce Onobrakpeya and Ore ri Canaan

Bruce Onobrakpeya has recently started to explore some of his earlier Christian-themed artworks. The first of this series is ‘Ore ri Canaan’. He had earlier explored this artwork as a deep etching on paper in 1982. Its present incarnation is as an utterly magnificent metal foil artwork.  ‘Ore Ri Canaan’, explores the turning of water

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28 Jun Onobrakpeya’s Musicians

Since respect for elders is all the rage at the moment, we thought we’d praise the ultimate elder, Bruce Onobrakpeya – the storyteller of Agbarha-Otor, master printmaker, probably Nigeria’s most famous living artist, and certainly the most influential over the past 5 decades. The artwork ‘Musicians’, is a rare sketch on aluminium printer’s plate done

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06 Dec Stations of the Cross – Worship as style and statement

1969. Bruce Onobrakpeya would create his Station of the Cross paintings for St. Paul’s Church, Ebute Metta. He would go on to create these artworks as etchings. With the consent of the Church priest, Father Kevin Carroll, Onobrakpeya interpreted the idea of the Stations of the Cross as a local event using African characters to

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