ABAYOMI BARBER: AN UNFLINCHING ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA’S ARTISTIC INDEPENDENCE

Shunning the Western-coloured perceptions of African art, the nonagenarian artist Abayomi Barber asserts his artistic independence in naturalism and blazes a trail in the contemporary Nigerian art scene. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports Boredom was inevitable under the circumstances. Being confined to a palace was not what Abayomi Barber had expected when he intimated his uncle about … Continue reading ABAYOMI BARBER: AN UNFLINCHING ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA’S ARTISTIC INDEPENDENCE