Aabru Art’s Transcending Boundaries 2015
The leading platform for modern and contemporary West African art
22 April –23 April 2015
Representing artists from the Guild of Professional fine artists of Nigeria.
Aabru Art’s Transcending Boundaries 2015 is back for its third edition, bringing you never-before-seen paintings and sculptures by 35 Nigerian artists.
Transcending Boundaries 2015 is the largest selling Modern and Contemporary West African show in London and a venue for people to admire and buy varied paintings and sculptures – mixed media, oil on canvas, wood, metal – ranging from £2,000 to £15,000.
The show begins with a two-day programme at Asia House from 22 – 23 April.
It is the largest selling Modern and Contemporary West African Art show in London and a venue for people to admire and buy pieces by well-known masters in their region and internationally emerging artists of great quality. After the opening at Asia House, it continues with a three-week exhibition and events programme at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, an exciting new Holland Park Art Gallery, exhibiting artists from the contemporary emerging art markets, from 24 April – 11 May.
The show goes on with an Aabru Art Charity Day to benefit Tulsi Chanrai Foundation at La Petite Maison, a prestigious restaurant in Mayfair, London on 17 May.
Aabru Art and its founder Anshu Bahanda believe in the strength of their artists to portray their notable talent and in the stories that their art convey. A beautiful example is Kehinde Sanwo’s Tribal Influence, an oil painting on textured canvas. It is part of a series that pay tribute to Pablo Picasso’s career and visually illustrate, document and celebrate the influence of African Art, especially African masks and sculptures, on Picasso’s work. Is Picasso’s art the legacy of African Art?
The last two exhibitions were about the boundaries we have transcended. This year’s Transcending Boundaries 2015 is different – it’s about the boundaries that have yet to be transcended at many different levels and in many different layers.
The Aabru Art Mantra is and has always been ‘What do you want your legacy to be…’ Come and join us on this extraordinary journey…
Read more about it at www.aabruart.com
On 22 April the exhibition will open at 16.00. There will be a Champagne Reception from 18.00 – 21.00. Please inquire about attending it by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
On 23 April there will be a press preview from 8.30 – 12.00. The exhibition will then open to the public from 12.00 – 18.00.
For more information about the full events programme email email@example.com
Transcending Boundaries 2015 – participating artists:
Juliet Ezenwa Maja-Pearce
Transcending Boundaries 2015 runs from 22 – 23 April at Asia House and 24 April –
11 May 2015 at Lacey Contemporary Gallery and 17 May at La Petite Maison.
• Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP
• Lacey Contemporary Gallery, 8 Clarendon Cross, London W11 4AP
• La Petite Maison, 54 Brook’s Mews, London W1K 4EG