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Rediscovered Nigerian Cultural Icon

Bonhams

February 11, 2018

http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24622/?department=PIC-AFR 

 

Drooling For Tutu’s Re-Emergence

THISDAY

February 11, 2018

www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/11/drooling-for-tutus-re-emergence

 

Tutu: The Risen Phoenix Goes for Auction

Vanguard

February 11, 2018

www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/tutu-risen-phoenix-goes-auction

 

Fact, Fiction Of Enwonwu's Iconic 'Tutu' Paintings

African Arts with Taj

February 10, 2018

http://africanartswithtaj.blogspot.com.ng/2018/02/facts-fictions-of-enwonwus-iconic-tutu.html

 

Lagos Art Lovers Get Chance to Bid for Long-Lost Masterpiece Found in London

Estelle Shirbon, Alexis Akwagyiram

February 10, 2018

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-britain-nigeria-painting/lagos-art-lovers-get-chance-to-bid-for-long-lost-masterpiece-found-in-london-idUKKBN1FR24F

Enwonwu’s Painting ‘African Mona Lisa’ to Sell for Record £300K

Vanguard

February 9, 2018

Ben Enwonwu Missing Painting: Nigeria Government Suppose Investigate - Expert

BBC News Pidgin

 February 9, 2018

Long-lost 'Nigerian Mona Lisa,' Valued at Over $280G, Found in 'Modest' North London Apartment

James Rogers

February 9, 2018

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/02/08/long-lost-nigerian-mona-lisa-valued-at-over-280g-found-in-modest-north-london-apartment.html

 

Ben Enwonwu #UnexpectedDiscovery

Julie Lawford

February 8, 2018

https://julielawford.com/2018/02/08/ben-enwonwu-unexpecteddiscovery/

 

Missing Nigerian Masterpiece Found in North London Flat

BBC News

February 8, 2018

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-42974120

 

Bonhams to Offer Long-Lost Tutu at Dual Lagos-London Auction

Africa Times

February 8, 2018

africatimes.com/2018/02/08/bonhams-to-offer-long-lost-tutu-at-dual-lagos-london-auction

 

Ben Enwonwu’s ‘Tutu’ Leads Bonhams ‘Africa Now’ Sale in London

Premium Times

February 7, 2018

www.premiumtimesng.com/entertainment/artsbooks/257878-missing-iconic-nigerian-painting-found-london-flat.html

 

Rediscovered Nigerian Cultural Icon - The Lost Portrait of Tutu - At Bonhams Africa Now Sale in London

Bonhams

2018

http://www.bonhams.com/press_release/25572/

 

Missing Nigerian Masterpiece, Tutu Found in London Flat

THISDAY

February 7, 2018

www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/07/missing-nigerian-masterpiece-tutu-found-in-london-flat/

 

Bonhams Africa Now Sale Showcases Work by Ben Enwonwu

Elite Living|Africa

2018

http://www.elitelivingafrica.com/lifestyle/bonhams-africa-now-sale-showcases-work-by-ben-enwonwu

 

Tutu's Return: Missing Nigerian Masterpiece Found in London Flat

Reubenabati

2018

http://www.reubenabati.com.ng/index.php/component/k2/item/5858-tutu-s-return-missing-nigerian-masterpiece-found-in-london-flat

 

Tutu's Return: Missing Nigerian Masterpiece Found in London Flat

The Guardian

February 6,2018

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/feb/06/tutus-return-missing-nigerian-masterpiece-found-in-london-flat-ben-enwonwu

 

Positioning Nigerian Modernism

THIRD TEXT

2017

http://www.thirdtext.org/conference-nigerian-modernism

 

Unveiling Hidden Truths

C&

2017

http://www.contemporaryand.com/magazines/unveiling-hidden-truths/

 

Celebrating Art in Africa and the Diaspora 

IZIBONGO

2017

Song for Ben Enwonwu

 

Ben Enwonwu: Aesthetics and Artistic Identity in Modern Nigerian Art

2017

Sylvester O. Ogbechie

https://muse.jhu.edu/article/422673/summary

 

Ben Enwonwu

GAFRA

2017

http://www.gafraart.com/artists/74-ben-enwonwu/overview/

 

Again, 19th Lagos art auction tests economy ‘out of recession’

By Tajudeen Sowole

November 22, 2017

guardian.ng/art/again-19th-lagos-art-auction-tests-economy-out-of-recession

 

Ben Enwonwu

Wikipedia

October 23, 2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Enwonwu

“Ben Enwonwu’s “Nigerian Symphony” Among Top Selling Pieces at Bonhams Africa Now Sale”

Bella Naija

October 10, 2017

https://www.bellanaija.com/2017/10/ben-enwonwus-nigerian-symphony-among-top-selling-pieces-bonhams-africa-now-sale/

“Ben Enwonwu: A Fine African Artist Rediscovered”

Financial Times

September 29, 2017

by Charlotte Jansen

https://www.ft.com/content/aa1d8706-9ec8-11e7-8b50-0b9f565a23e1

“Enwonwu’s Nigerian Symphony to Lead Bonhams African Art Auction in London”

Guardian

By Editor

September 25, 2017

https://guardian.ng/news/enwonwus-nigerian-symphony-to-lead-bonhams-african-art-auction-in-london/

“Arthouse Contemporary Has Achieved Strong Results”

Vanguard

July 25, 2017
Onome Amawhe

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/07/arthouse-contemporary-achieved-strong-results/

“Again, Enwonwu’s ‘Anyanwu’ Leads Auction Sale in Lagos”

Guardian

By Tajudeen Sowole

June 28, 2017

https://guardian.ng/art/again-enwonwus-anyanwu-leads-auction-sale-in-lagos/

 

 

Enwonwu’s Anyanwu Sets New Record

The Nation

Ozolua Uhakheme

May 31, 2017

http://thenationonlineng.net/enwonwus-anyanwu-sets-new-record/

 

“Enwonwu Iconic ‘Anyanwu’ Sells for N54m at Arthouse Auction”

The Luxury Reporter

May 28, 2017

Funke Osae-Brown

http://luxuryreporter.ng/2017/05/enwonwu-iconic-anyanwu-sells-n54m-arthouse-auction/

“Modern, Contemporary African Artists Converge for 18th Arthouse Auction”

Guardian

By Tajudeen Sowole

May 17, 2017

https://guardian.ng/art/modern-contemporary-african-artists-converge-for-18th-arthouse-auction/

Nigerian Iconic Artist, Ben Enwonwu's Sculpture Sets New World Record

Pulse

Kehinde Omotosho

February 20, 2017

http://www.pulse.ng/lifestyle/food-travel-arts-culture/london-auction-nigerian-iconic-artist-ben-enwonwus-sculpture-sets-new-world-record-id6253099.html

“At London Auction, Nigerian Master, Enwonwu Sets World Record”

Daily Nigerian

February 19, 2017

https://dailynigerian.com/entertainment/at-london-auction-nigerian-master-enwonwu-sets-world-record/

“For Ben Enwonwu, Aig-Imoukhuede Goes to London”

This Day

February 19, 2017

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/02/19/for-ben-enwonwu-aig-imoukhuede-goes-to-london/

“At London Auction, Nigerian Master, Enwonwu Sets World Record”

Guardian

By Tajudeen Sowole

February 19, 2017

https://guardian.ng/art/at-london-auction-nigerian-master-enwonwu-sets-world-record/

 

“Ben Enwonwu’s Bronze Sculpture, Anyanwu, Auctions for Record £353,000 at Bonhams”

This Day

February 16, 2017

https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/02/16/ben-enwonwus-bronze-sculpture-anyanwu-auctions-for-record-353000-at-bonhams/

 

Stunning Ben Enwonwu Masterpiece Sets World Record at Bonhams Africa Now- Modern Africa Sale in London

Bonhams

February 15, 2017,

https://www.bonhams.com/press_release/23362/

 

“Rare Pieces of Modern African Art from Ben Enwonwu on Sale”

Voice

February 7, 2017

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/rare-pieces-modern-african-art-ben-enwonwu-sale

 

“Rare Enwonwu, Grillo Works Lead Africa Now Auction in London”

Guardian

By Tajudeen Sowole

February 05, 2017

https://guardian.ng/art/rare-enwonwu-grillo-works-lead-africa-now-auction-in-london/

 

“Ben Enwonwu Masterpiece Leads Bonhams Africa Now Sale”

Blouin

By Nicholas Forrest

January 09, 2017

http://test.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1857796/ben-enwonwu-masterpiece-leads-bonhams-africa-now-sale

 

Waiting for Ben Enwonwu, Osawe, Others at Arthouse Auction

Punch

Akeem Lasisi

November 10, 2016

http://punchng.com/waiting-ben-enwonwu-osawe-others-arthouse-auction/

 

On Ben Enwonwu's "Anyanwu"

Ọfọdunka

Chika Okeke- Agulu

August 8, 2016

http://chikaokeke-agulu.blogspot.com.ng/2016/08/on-ben-enwonwus-anyanwu.html

 

“How Enwonwu, Grillo Got New Art Auction Records in Lagos”

Guardian

By Tajudeen Sowole

May 22, 2016

https://guardian.ng/art/how-enwonwu-grillo-got-new-art-auction-records-in-lagos/

 

“Category: Ben Enwonwu”

Joliba

December 5, 2015

https://joliba-africa.com/category/ben-enwonwu/

 

“Exploring Nigeria Through the Eyes of Ben Enwonwu”

Biz Community

Nkem Ndem V.

July 29, 2015

http://www.bizcommunity.com.ng/Article/157/13/132184.html

 

“Africa: 'the Next China' for Contemporary Art”

Bangkok post

May 17, 2015

https://www.bangkokpost.com/print/563875/

 

“A Window on Ben Enwonwu’s African Modernism”

Eastern Art Report

May 1, 2015

http://easternartreport.net/a-window-on-ben-enwonwus-african-modernism/

 

“Africa Remixed: Art to Make You Think”

New African

November 17, 2014

http://newafricanmagazine.com/africa-remixed-art-make-think/

 

Frontrow

Cultural Exchange

June 1, 2018

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0214dly

 

Ben Enwonwu on British colonial influence in Nigeria

Frontrow

May 3, 2013

http://www.bbcarabic.com/programmes/p018kg28

 

Cultural Exchange

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

May 3, 2013

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02p38d5

 

Ben Enwonwu on British Colonial Influence in Nigeria

BBC Radio

May 3, 2013

http://www.bbcarabic.com/programmes/p018kg28

 

"Why Anyanwu Was Star Sale"

The Nation

Ozolua Uhakheme

May 1, 2013

http://thenationonlineng.net/why-anyanwu-was-star-sale/

 

“Ben Enwonwu and The Recreation of the Image of the Artist in Nigeria”

African Journals Online

IE Okonkwo

2012

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/mjas/article/view/117180

 

“Biography”

Nigerian Arts Digital Library

Dr. Elsie Okobi

2010

https://nigerianartdiglibrary.wordpress.com/biography/

 

“UCSB Art Historian Publishes Monograph on African Artist Ben Enwonwu”

The Current

Andrea Estrada

February 18, 2009

http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2009/012563/ucsb-art-historian-publishes-monograph-african-artist-ben-enwonwu

 

“Ben Enwonwu | Problems of the African Artist Today, 1956”

Unseen Art Scene

February 28, 2008

http://africanartists.blogspot.com.ng/2008/02/ben-enwonwu-problems-of-african-artist.html

 

Nigeria: Ben Enwonwu "Great Artists Have No Country"

Vanguard

Dele Shobowale

March 11, 2001

http://allafrica.com/stories/200103110112.html

 

“Contested Vision: Ben Enwonwu's Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II”

Ijele: Art eJournal

Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie

2000

https://www.africaknowledgeproject.org/index.php/ijele/article/view/1297

 

“Benedict Chuka Enwonwu”

Encyclopædia Britannica

Aug 06, 1999

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Benedict-Chuka-Enwonwu

 

“Obituary: Ben Enwonwu”

Independent

Chuks Iloegbunam

February 16, 1994

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-ben-enwonwu-1394477.html

 

“Article by Ben Enwonwu”

May 1949

http://africanartists.blogspot.com.ng/2008/02/article-by-ben-enwonwu-dated-1949.html