Arthouse Holds 14th Auction

Arthouse Holds 14th Auction

On May 11, 2015, Arthouse Contemporary Limited will hold its 14th Modern and Contemporary Art Sale featuring 116 lots by celebrated artists from across Africa including El Anatsui with Zata, 2015, wood panels, 109×258.5cm, estimated between ₦15,000,000 and 18,000,000 ($75,000-90,000); Yusuf Grillo with Truly Hijab?, 2011-2012, oil on board, 114.4x60cm, with a presales estimate of ₦10,000,000-12,000,000 ($50,000-60,000); and Ben Enwonwu with Head of Caroline, fibreglass, 49.5cm (with base) estimated at ₦7,000,000-10,000,000 ($35,000-50,000).

The auction like the Terra Kulture/Mydrim Gallery sale of May 1 this year features only a few photography lots with George Osodi topping the list with Egungun II, 2012, C-print on dibond, edition 1 of 5, 120x90cm, estimated between ₦1,000,000 and 1,300,000 ($5,000-6,500); Ade Adekola with Emir’s Guard, 2010, ciberchrome print mounted on dibond, edition 3/5 (2AP), 120x120cm, with a presales estimate of ₦800,000-1,000,000, ($4,000-5,000); and Andrew Esiebo with Hausa Royal Guards, 2007, digital print on archival paper, edition 1 of 3, 86.5x56cm, estimated between ₦500,000-650,000 ($2,500-3,250).

 


Ladun Ogidan is the Deputy Editor of Omenka magazine. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Covenant University, Nigeria. Ogidan is also Assistant Curator at the Omenka Gallery, and Chief Operating Officer at Revilo Company Limited, a leading art publishing company in Lagos. She has co-ordinated several exhibitions at home and abroad.

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