Artists of Nigeria is an anthology that provides an insightful overview of a vibrant context of modern and contemporary art in Africa. The book analyzes the different art systems and ideologies of over 110 different Nigerian artists, evident in the development of modern and contemporary art in Nigeria from the early 20th century to the early 21st century. Here the vibrant and often overlooked accomplishments of Nigerian Artists are given the attention they deserve by presenting a long overdue catalogue of extraordinary achievements of some of Nigeria’s most impressive and contemporary artists.
Author: Onyema Offoedu-Okeke
Editor: Prof. Sylvester Ogbechie
Project Manager/Publisher: Development Alternatives and Resource Center (DARC)
Funder: Ford Foundation, Office for West Africa