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This is the blog of Galleria Clic contemporary art online gallery edited by Depo Olukotun.

Gele ati Asọ́-Oke Exhibition: Aiming for the Footsteps of Success

The Gele ati Asọ́-Oke exhibition is aiming to follow in the footsteps of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Lagos’s 2014 crowdfunded publication of a monograph on Nigerian Photographer J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere. J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere along with Benedy and Sons, … Continue reading

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The origins of the label “Yoruba photography”

Yoruba photography is not a new term. It is at least five decades old. The anthropologist Stephen Sprague as far back as 1979 used the label Yoruba photography in his seminal academic article on the Yoruba people and the unique … Continue reading

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Look Van Gogh, it’s Ofosu without paint, brush or canvas!

GalleriaClic is excited to promote Edward Ofosu’s first solo exhibition of essentially iPad art. One of Ofosu’s artistic heroes is David Hockney. And why should Ofosu not admire Hockney, after all, the pioneering artist not only experimented with iPad art, … Continue reading

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Cai Guo-Qiang: The artist behind Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red?

Could the Chinese artist, Cai Guo-Qiang be the originator of the look and visual idea of Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red?

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Banksy’s Pigeons versus Exhibit B: Lessons in how to and how not to

For about 24 hours in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, a contemporary work of art resonated with us as a contemporary audience, while being effortlessly clever and intelligent. Then it was stopped dead in its tracks. But this need not matter, thanks to … Continue reading

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Turner Prize 2014: A retort

‘It’s about owning images and disorientating them’: Turner prize 2014 nominee James Richards should not need to explain his work(!)

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Mishka Henner: The Brutal Beauty of Prophetic Photography

Of nine exhibiting photographers, the images of Mishka Henner captured the theme of “Consumption” in the Prix Pictet exhibition of shortlisted photographs at the Victoria & Albert Museum. In this instalment of Prix Pictet’s efforts to “harness the power of … Continue reading

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