By Tajudeen Sowole
When a third art auction, The Affordable, surfaced on the list of Arthouse Contemporary's sales last year, the aim was to promote art appreciation of below N500,000 price. But as U.K.-based auctioneer, John Dabney's hammer started falling on the lots at Kia Motor Showroom, Victoria Island, Lagos, during The Affordable's second edition, the rising digits seemed unstoppable.
Child Labour 2, dated 2011 by late Ben Osaghae as the highest sold at Affordable auction
Given the success of the first edition, Arthouse has raised the digits for the 2017 Affordable to sales