Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Gallery 1957 to showcase works of Ghanaian painter Cornelius Annor

– – Gallery 1957 is pleased to present works by Ghanaian artist Cornelius Annor in his first solo show,  ‘Family Affair’ in Accra from January 27 to February 28 2021. Cornelius Annor is a portrait and figurative painter and an art teacher. He completed his fine art studies at Ghana College of Arts and Design. From an early age, Annor had a strong fascination for the human face and figure and constantly sketched the faces of his family, friends and even strangers he encountered. With the encouragement of his college…

Read More
Africa Ghana World 

Photos: The Ghanaian Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale

Ghana’s cluster of arts galleries telling the story of Ghana’s Freedom has attracted thousands of visitors to the Venice art Biennale. The Ghanaian national pavilion at the art Biennale was designed by architect David Adjaye. The Ghana Freedom display marked the first time Ghana has presented at the prestigious art event. There were works by six invited artists namely Felicia Abban, John Akomfrah, El Anatsui, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Ibrahim Mahama, and Selasi Awusi Sosu. It has large installations by El Anatsui and Ibrahim Mahama; portraits by photographer Felicia Abban and painter John…

Read More