By Tajudeen Sowole
When Nigerian modernists, Ben Osawe (1931-2007) and Muraina Oyelami b.1940 are shown among works of other artists from across the world at Art Dubai from March 15 - 18, 2017, in UAE, a taste of Nigerian modernism would return to the yearly global art space.
|Muraina Oyelami’s ‘One Apartment’ in 1969, Oil on hardboard, 50×60.5cm, PIC: Courtesy of the Artist and TAFETA|
In the past few years - except the last edition - Nigerian galleries and artists, across modernism and contemporary periods, have been showing at Art Dubai. Recall that in 2015, master