Found

African artists create from found objects Upcycled confectionary wrappers, beer cans and toothpaste boxes are amongst the reworked items in this exhibition of ‘found’ art at Signature African Art, Mayfair. But there are also works that represent the finding of one’s calling. Signature African Art in Davies Street, Mayfair has brought together some visionary AfricanContinue reading “Found”

Body, Vessel, Clay

Black women, ceramics, and contemporary art From traditional Nigerian clay pottery to contemporary ceramic sculpture, this exhibition explores the line between usable domestic objects and fine arts. (above) Eddie Saint-Jean Art reviewer In the front gallery, the focus is on the homemade earthenware of the Gwari tribe, one of the largest indigenous groups in North-CentralContinue reading “Body, Vessel, Clay”

Jennifer Akinsuyi – From Gallerist To Visual Artist

Eddie Saint-Jean, Arts & Culture British-Nigerian gallerist Jennifer Akinsuyi ran her JonaQuestArts Gallery from a much sought after location in Greenwich, London in the heart of its tourist centre, with eager footfall only a maritime museum away. However, she decided to close operations a few months before Covid hit these shores and the pandemic acceleratedContinue reading “Jennifer Akinsuyi – From Gallerist To Visual Artist”