Kings of Nigeria: photo series by George Osodi

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By Darragh Field in New Photography on Tuesday 5 November 2013

George Osodi photographs are as powerful as they are intimate. You get a glimpse into a royal world, a timeless world and get a sense of the strong traditions, costumes and cultures represented by these images.

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Stunning architectural quilts by Nigerian artist El Anatsui

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By Diana Zlatanovski in New Art on Monday 2 April 2012

Standing in front of a textile by Nigerian artist El Anatsui, you may find yourself in awe. Thousands of metal scraps, including bottle caps, milk tins, and aluminum wrappings from the tops of liquor bottles, are pieced together to create his stunning architectural quilts. Finding a discarded bag of bottle caps inspired his creations, which represent a commentary on Nigerian history and culture.

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The Hyena Men of Abuja

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By Tracey Samuelson in New Photography on Thursday 13 March 2008

What do you call a group of men, a little girl, three hyenas, four monkeys, and a few rock pythons?

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