AFRICA’S MONA LISA SMASHES WORLD RECORD AT BONHAMS AFRICA NOW SALE IN LONDON

Tutu, a long-lost portrait by Ben Enwonwu of the Ife royal princess Adetutu Ademiluyi – described by Booker Prize winning Nigerian novelist, Ben Okri as Africa’s Mona Lisa – set a new world record for the artist’s work at auction,…

REVAMP BY PEACEFUL OWOGHIRI

Peaceful Owoghiri is a Nigerian fashion designer, based in Port Harcourt. During her London client visit and the promotion of her ready to wear range, Lux Afrique visited to explore the qualities that differentiated her brand from others. For example,…

LUXURY AND FASHION COLLABORATE AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Orange Babies South Africa is the local branch of the Dutch HIV NGO, founded in 1999, working at reducing mother to child transmission of HIV and to transform the lives of children infected and affected  by HIV/ AIDS, ultimately hoping…

NOIR LOVER BY DESIGNER ADELE DEJAK
Themed Noir Lover, was the event by accessories designer Adele Dejak held in London, UK. Noir Lover begun in Nairobi, Kenya where she is based and creates her magic in her workshop. The campaign travelled to London for the exhibition…
GUIDE TO ART COLLECTING

Art collecting is a great way to be part of a leading global art community, impact the arts industry, and indulge in a passion for art. Having an impeccable art collection can earn an art collector much admiration and prestige…

ONE TO WATCH NIGERIAN PHOTOGRAPHER AND ARTIST KADARA ENYEASI

At only 22, Nigerian Photographer Kadara Enyeasi is highly tipped as ‘one to watch’. With the creative prowess and self assurance to make it happen, his career will be an interesting one to watch unfold. The multi-talented artist whose creativity spans…

LUX AFRIQUE INTERVIEWS CONGOLESE ARTIST EDDY KAMUANGA ILUNGA

First Art Exhibition at the age of 14, debut at the Saatchi Gallery’s ‘Pangaea II’ before his 25th birthday, it is clear that Eddy Kuamanga Ilunga isn’t your average artist.; he is part of a new generation of young Africans…

THE CONTINUING RISE OF AFRICAN ART: CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART FAIR 2016 AT SOMMERSET HOUSE IN LONDON

The leading international art fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art will return to London for its fourth edition, from the 6-9th of October 2016. With biannual editions in London and New York, 1:54 is the leading international art fair dedicated…

ARTHOUSE ONLINE AUCTION IN NIGERIA FOR ARTIST OLUMIDE ORESEGUN

Arthouse Contemporary is pleased to announce the online auction of Nigerian artist Olumide Oresegun, June 23-26, 2016, on their website, www.arthouse-ng.com. Olumide Oresegun is a figurative artist who is best known for his hyperrealistic and emotional oil paintings. Inspired by his…