October Gallery celebrates Ablade Glover’s 85th anniversary with an exhibition of vibrant new works by the artist. In a career spanning over five decades as an exhibiting artist, Ablade Glover is one of Ghana’s foremost painters. This new exhibition showcases his adoration for the effervescent energy of Ghana. (Image credit: Ablade Glover, Open Market (detail), 2018. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 121.5 x 121.5 cm. Courtesy the Artist and October Gallery, London)
Born in Accra in 1934, Ablade Glover occupies a significant place in Ghana’s contemporary art scene as both Founder and Director of the Artist’s Alliance Gallery. Trained in Ghana, Britain and the United States, Professor Glover has accumulated a number of distinctions, which underline his significance as an artist and educator. Until 1994 he was Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Art Education and Deane of the College of Art at the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Where: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL