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June 2014

Iconic Piece

Anatsui’s work titled ‘Lanh’ was sold at N13.2million ($82, 500) at the 10th edition of Arthouse Contemporary art auction which took place at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday 13th May 2013. The estimated price was N12million to N15million. ‘Lanh’ is a 2003 work made of emulsion paint and…

A Night Of Tribute For Amaka Igwe

It was a night of accolades for late film maker, Amaka Igwe, who passed away on the 29th of April 2014 by colleagues, friends and loved ones. The Haven Events Centre at GRA Ikeja hosted hundreds of personalities from government, media, music, business and Nollywood. Guests included; Abike Dabiri and…

Nigeria’s Big Win At MAMA 2014

All roads led to the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban South Africa last Saturday for this year’s edition of MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA). The stage was set, waiting for the stars who would be announced winners that evening.  As expected, the red carpet was walked by the very…

Unfurling, An Art Exhibition

UNFURLING an exhibition of photography and poetry by Sandra and Amara Obiago. UNFURLING is a unique mother-daughter exhibition of photography and poetry. The exhibition will run from June 9th to August 30th, 2014  at the Wheatbaker.  You will have the opportunity of meeting the artists and taking a tour of…

DVF’s New Glasses

Diane Von Furstenburg has unveiled her new Google glasses. DVF as she is called is formerly Princess Diane of Fürstenberg. She is a Belgian born American fashion designer who is best known for her iconic wrap dress. Her new Google glasses is an update on the transparent frames that she…

The Iconic Piece

Behold this magnificent piece! It is the carriage used by the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II. The carriage is made up of iconic materials from different significant places such as: pieces of Henry VII’s warship the Mary Rose; parts of Sir Isaac Newton’s historic apple tree; wood from the…

The Executive Drive

When one think of corporate chief executive officers and their personal vehicles, it’s hard not to imagine someone like Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group or even Glo executive chairman, Mike Adenuga. In addition to two private planes, Dangote has at one time or another kept a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, a…

Hand Crafted: Limited Edition

Simply designed to be unique, eye-catching and bold are words that best describe handmade bags. Handmade handbags are handbags that are not produced through machine. They are acquired by people of taste who enjoy handcrafting products. Anyone skilled in sewing can easily produce a handmade handbag right in the comfort…

Funmi Iyanda: The People’s Advocate

Funmi Iyanda’s office at the Okupe Estate, Maryland was enveloped in quietness on a sunny Friday afternoon. The reception was relatively busy as the receptionist was attending to two people before me. While I was waiting to be ushered into her office, I seized the opportunity to visit the restroom.…