When talking about some of the most developed countries in the world as of today, Japan will surely be on the podium of recognition. Known for its ancient shrines with hundreds of years of history to modern skyscrapers, Japan is home to a plethora of stunning architectural designs.
Bricklaying is one of the most ancient arts in the world today because it helps provide shelter, one of the most basic human needs. As a bricklayer, manhandling each brick to create a beautiful and durable structure one needs to employ many workers. To ease the physical activity of bricklayers and enhance efficient structuring of buildings, many modern technologies have been developed to help masons do a better job with less stress.
There are so many talanted artists in Nigeria that have gained worldwide recognition and fame. We will be discussing two famous Nigerian artists who can create amazing artworks and sculptures from metals 01: Abinoro Akponode Collins Abinoro Akponode Collins is a very versatile artist who is popularly known for painting African Americans in traditional setting.
For a building to be described as 'outstanding', it has to capture your attention and imagination immediately you look at it. Buildings have standard shapes they're required to conform to, but the ability to digress from the norm and create aesthetic designs without affecting the function can make a building stand out.
Photo Credit: citypeopleonline.com Without any shred of doubt, Otunba Bolaji Amusan popularly known as Mr. Latin is one of the highly talented comic actors in the Yoruba movie industry. Meanwhile, comic actors like him are usually not expected to make much out of their acting careers beyond money and fame.
Photo Credit: L-R: Chief Financial Officer, NASCON Allied Industries PLC, Mrs. Aderemi Saka, Overall Winner, Dangote Salt Art Challenge 2, Timothy Undiandeye Head of Marketing, NASCON Allied Industries PLC, Olusegun Ajala; at the Dangote Salt Art Challenge 2 Prizes presentation in Lagos on Saturday 25th September 2021.
NOT many in her homeland appear to know about Nike Okundaye's unique story. But in other lands, especially Europe and America, she is a ‘goddess’ whose works are cherished by Kings and Presidents. Born in her native village of Ogidi, Ijumu Local Council of Kogi State, young Nike had high dreams about what type of future she wanted for herself.
Everyone puts a smile on their faces when they see themselves in pictures, although sometimes the pictures don't turn out to be as beautiful as we want. I'll give you some possible reasons why you don't look beautiful in pictures; 1. You don't wear a smile.
Ladi Kwali, in her days, was a very popular and a rich woman, who became popular and highly recognized because of her skills in making pots. According to Wikipedia, it was made known that Ladi Kwali was born in the year 1925 and died on the 12th of August, 1984.
When talking about church edifices, there are various churches of architectural magnificence and imposing size both home and abroad. However, there is a particular cathedral located in Barcelona, Spain that is touted as the most magnificent church building ever constructed. Even though the building is not even finished yet, it is already the tallest cathedral in Barcelona, Spain and the second tallest in the world.
The Igbo art is the oldest in all of West Africa, it predates the Ife and ancient Benin arts. Igboukwu art is the most famous of all Igbo arts, their art works dates as far back as 9th century, while the Benin art dates as far back as the 13th century.
Imagine someone selling an empty space as an artwork for $18,000. This is the story of an artist called Salvatore Garau, he has created and sold many visible artworks, but in 2021 he sold an invisible artwork at an auction for $18,000. The Italian artist is known for creating a lot of crazy artworks before his invisible artwork titled 'Lo Sono' which means 'I am' in Italian.
When talking about some of the most developed countries in Europe, France will surely be on the podium of recognition. Famous for its historical building like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is also home to some modern technological marvels. A bridge is a structure that spans a physical barrier without obstructing traffic below it, in recent we have seen some bizarre bridges across the globe.
The act of human sacrifices was quite common in the world at some point, there were several cultures that practiced this and did it as a means of pleasing their supposed heavenly or underworld deities. However, what makes this very strange culture interesting when being studied is the simple fact that it happens differently from place to place.
Worthersee Stadium happens to be one of the multipurpose stadiums in Klagenfurt, Austria. It is popularly known as a home ground for the Austria Klagenfurt club. However, Worthersee Stadium is situated within the Sport park Klagenfurt campus, where other sports events take place. Clearly, it is called Worthersee Stadium because of its closeness to Worthersee lake.Supposedly, It is owned by the city of Klagenfurt's top individuals, having 30,000 capacity with 105 × 68-meter field size.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has displayed an act of a good leader in his recent approach towards the man, Boda Taiye Oniyakuya who made a caricature drawing of him. The artist, Oniyakuya has been known to be making caricature drawings of many Celebrities in Nigeria, including Davido, Chacha Eke, Burna Boy, and so on.
Following the British occupation of Benin city (Edo State, Nigeria) in 1897, objects made of Brass, Ivory and wood were looted by the British forces from the royal palace of Benin, its storerooms and compounds. Some of these objects were sold or exchanged on the coast.
The past decade has witnessed some shocking and intriguing auction sales for art, clothing, and other valuable items. From "celebrity memorabilia" to paintings from long pasted famous artists, the information below, gives an accurate account of five of the most intriguing and expensive auction items sold since the year 2010.
The Fine Art department, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is set to hold its Association of Fine Arts Students week between 11-16th October, 2021. In an interview chat with the president of the association, he disclosed that the AFAS week comprises of lots of activities and amongst it, is the artwork exhibition which is the highlight of the week.
Chimamanda Adichie who is a renowned Nigerian novelist has called on the British government to imitate the footsteps of Germany by returning artifacts which it stole from Nigeria during the sack of Benin Kingdom in 1897. She made the statement during her speech presentation in Humboldt Forum in Berlin, in the forum, she expressed her gratitude to Germany for their decision to return some of the artifacts that belongs to Nigeria.