Nigerian Artist Modupeola Fadugba’s Works Cover Harper’s Bazaar Art’s March Issue [LOOK]

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Another testament to Nigeria’s burgeoning art scene, Modupeola Fadugba‘s works – not one but two! – will be gracing the covers of the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar Art.

Fadugba’s paintings, acrylic, ink and pencil on burned paper, will be the first ever by an African artist to feature on the cover of the magazine.

Fadugba shared the news on her Instagram, writing:

The Harper’s Bazaar Art Instagram also made a big reveal, writing:

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REVEALED: #HarpersBazaarArt @harpersbazaarart cover star Nigerian artist @modupeola.fadugba for our mammoth #Marchissue in time for @artdubai where #modupeolafadugba will exhibit her works at first-time fair participant #Accra based @gallery1957 One of the artist’s beautiful swimmers, with the movements of a ballet dancer, graces this issue’s cover marking the first time #HarpersBazaarArt places an #AfricanArtist on its cover. Modupeola’s swimmer is as much representative of the rising African art scene as it a philosophical statement on the importance of never giving up. “Together, we can go farther, at the expense of going faster,” says the artist. Stay tuned for more. #HarpersBazaarArt #contemporaryart #gallery1957 #africa #middleeast

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Why have one when you can have two? @harpersbazaarart celebrates its #March issue with a second cover by @modupeola.fadugba entitled ‘Pink Train’ (2018) which will be shown by @gallery1957 at @artdubai next week. Don’t miss this mammoth issue and its African Special with features on the new @macaal_ museum in #marrakech @154artfair @marianeibrahimgallery #sergeattukweiclottey @afrogallonism @zohraopoku part of @artdubai new ‘Residents’ programme @abeodedina recent sales at @christiesinc @sothebys @bonhamsafricanart An in-depth piece on the problems related to authenticity in #MiddleEastern #ModernArt A visit to @paulaalaskari #AbuDhabi home In conversation with @nadiasamdani and #rajeebsamdani profiles on @saranaimphoto #SarahMorris in the lead up to her @whitecubeofficial show in #HongKong the vision of #Tehran based @dastansbasement previews of @artbab.bh @artdubai @thearmoryshow @artbasel #hongkong reviews on the @dhakaartsummit @indiaartfair #Palestinianart @tabari_artspace @kourosh_carbon12 a visit to the #Beirut studio of @nadim.karam and the Last Look with renowned #Ghanaian artist @ibrahimmahama and much much more #harpersbazaarart #africanart #middleeasternart

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