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Byline: Japhet Alakam
The Federal Government has described the death of German-born art scholar and cultural advocate, Ulli Beier, as a monumental loss to Nigeria art community and the world in general. Ulli Beier died last week at the age of 89.
Minister of Culture and National Orientation, Mr Abubakar Sadiq, in a statement said: "His legacy on Nigeria's cultural heritage--literary, visual and performing arts especially in the fifties and sixties-- was great and that his name evokes strong, almost cult-like feelings among his devotees as well as on the ordinary artisans in …