Nigerian Artistry illustrates all the major arts in their historical and social contexts, and, in the process depicts their norms and values. Above all, the beauty and dynamism in Nigerian Arts are manifest.
The Author has undertaken the task with wide knowledge and genuine enthusiasm. Both in descriptions and illustrations, the author shows the close connection between the arts and culture of a society. This work has wide historical perspective with contemporary activities well represented.
Nigerian Artistry is a collector's treasure, a reference guide, and a book to read and enjoy. It is sound, well documented, and illuminating, a vital contribution to the literature of Nigerian arts.