Award winning Benson captures Nwoko’s Legacy In The Realities Of Demas
Back from Venice International Film Festival where his film Daughter of Chibok earned him the prestigious Virtual Reality Award, documentary filmmaker Joel Kachi Benso was at the just concluded ART X Festival to screen his latest project, The Realities of Demas.
The art of the matter
The 4th edition of Art X, West Africa’s Premier International Art Fair, took place in Lagos last weekend and, indeed, those passionate about art were delighted to witness the scale of talented artists curated at the three-day event.
Bank reiterates support for creativity born in Africa
In line with Access Bank‘s commitment to promoting the best of Africa using vehicles like art, music, sports and fashion, it once again partnered with Art X in Lagos...
Shonibare home for ART X, speaks on plans for Lagos
Never mind that he adds British-Nigerian artist to his name; Yinka Shonibare is every inch a Nigerian. He equally enjoys discussing the thriving African art.
For President Emmanuel Macron, ART X Lagos exhibits contemporary Nigerian art
ART X Lagos was not left out during French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the iconic New Afrika Shrine, as it curated a special exhibition of artworks.The show featured works by three of Nigeria’s leading contemporary artists, Victor Ehikhamenor, Abraham Oghobase and Ndidi Emefiele.
Winner of Art X prize with access emerges
Art X Lagos, in conjunction with Access Bank, has named Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola as the winner of the 2018 edition of the ‘ART X Prize with Access’, instituted to recognise and support the best of emerging Nigerian visual art talent.
Art X Lagos announces prize for emerging artists
Established to recognise and support the best of emerging Nigerian visual art talents, Art X Lagos has announced its 2018 edition. The star attraction this year will be its ‘Art X Prize with Access,’ which is in conjunction with title sponsor, Access Bank Plc. Art X Lagos is West Africa’s foremost international art fair. With the sole…
ArtX: How much is too much?
To “rent” a space at ArtX 2016, the inaugural edition of the city’s largest art fair, a gallery needed to pay at least ₦850,000. For ArtX 2017, the lowest tariff was ₦2Million. This 117% jump unnerved some galleries, which dropped out, but it wasn’t so obvious to the audience. Afterall, Signature, which has been around…
At Art X, Absolut beams Smile of hope on Alara
Olatunde Alara is a 25-year-old experimental visual artist, born and based in Lagos, Nigeria. Spending his formative years in England, he would later return to the city in 2011. With his only formal experience in art being from secondary school, in...