Considering Art Podcast – Gbolohan Ayoola, Nigerian painter and sculptor

In our latest podcast, Nigerian artist Gbolohan Ayoola talks about the art scene in his hometown of Lagos, the state of the art market for Nigerians and Africans in general, the deficiencies of an art college education, the influences that drive him as an artist, his “blue woman” series, how current issues such as police brutality and global migration have shaped his work and how his latest works dream of a future African renaissance.

Gbolohan Ayoola talking with Bob Chaundy

Accompanying images on

Blue Woman with the Sun on her Head
Blue in Bliss
The Parade, 2021

All images are © Gbolohan Ayoola

We are Reagents is presented by the London-based curatorial and advisory service Kanbi Projects and is showing at The Federal Palace, Lagos November 4 -7.

Music: Ibiza by MBB |

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