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(i) Nok art is stylized or semi-naturalistic while Ife art is realistic.
(ii) Ife heads are more idealized in its composition while the Nok heads arc more stylized.
(iii)Nok heads were made only in terra-cotta while Ife has both terra-cotta and bronze heads.
(iv)Nok sculptures are older than Ife sculptures.
(i)Nok Culture appeared in Nigeria around 1500 BC and vanished under unknown circumstances around 500 AD, having lasted approximately 2,000 years. Iron use, in smelting and forging tools, appears in Nok culture by at least 550 BC and possibly a few centuries earlier.
(ii) Ife ark culture existed From the 12th to the 15th centuries, Ife flourished as a powerful, cosmopolitan and wealthy city-state in West Africa, in what is now modern Nigeria. It was an influential centre of trade connected to extensive local and long-distance trade networks which enabled the region to prosper.
Benedict Chuka Enwonwu, Nigerian artist (born July 14, 1921, Onitsha, Nigeria—died Feb. 5, 1994, Lagos, Nigeria), gained international recognition in the 1950s and ’60s for figurative sculptures and paintings in which he combined classical Western training with traditional African elements.
Solomon Irein Wangboje was a Nigerian Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1930. Solomon Irein Wangboje’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $590 USD to $2,340 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork.The artist died in 1998.
Yusuf Grillo was Born in 1934 in the Brazilian quarters of Lagos, Yusuf is a contemporary Nigerian artist known for his inventive works and the prominence of the color blue in many of his paintings. Yusuf Grillo went on to become one of the most influential figures in Nigerian art. He was president of the Society of Nigerian Artists.
Lamidi Fakeye was born in 1928 in Ila Orangun, Nigeria. He first carved a sculpture in 1938 at which point he became an apprentice to his father. In 1949, he began to be an apprentice with the master sculptor George Bamidele Arowoogun.
Ladi Kwali, OON, MBE born on 1925– August 12, 1984) was a Nigerian potter. Ladi Kwali was born in the village of Kwali in the Gwari region of Northern Nigeria, where pottery was an indigenous female tradition. She learned to make pottery as a child by her aunt using the traditional method of coiling.
Collage is a technique of art creation, primarily used in the visual arts, but in music too, by which art results from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole
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(iii)Coloring book pages.
(i) Preparation: is the ground floor of the creative process, the foundation on which all the other stages are built.
The incubation stage is like that walk around the block that you take when you need to get away from your desk and clear your mind.
(i) Applique:- is ornamental needlework in which pieces or patch of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or pattern. It is commonly used as decoration, especially on garments.
(ii) Abstract Painting:- is a visual language of shape, form, color, and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art does not depict a person, place or thing in the natural world; or it does, but does not make any visual references.
(iii) Monument:- is a type of structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or event, or which has become relevant to a social group as a part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, due to its artistic, historical, political, technical or architectural importance.
(iv) Mosaic:- is a pattern or image made of small regular or irregular pieces of colored stone, glass or ceramic, held in place by plaster/mortar, and covering a surface. Mosaics are often used as floor and wall decoration, and were particularly popular in the Ancient Roman world.
(v) Glaze:- is a thin transparent or semi-transparent layer on a painting which modifies the appearance of the underlying paint layer. Glazes can change the chroma, value, hue and texture of a surface. Glazes consist of a great amount of binding medium in relation to a very small amount of pigment.
Cubism: was a revolutionary new approach to representing reality invented in around 1907–08 by artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.
dadaism : is a cultural movement that began in neutral , switzerland, during world war i and peaked from 1916 to 1920, which involved visual arts.
Impressionism: is a 19th-century art movement characterized by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial.