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14 Nov
From the entrance of Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotels and Suites, Lagos, venue of the sixth Art X Lagos, to the VIP section, different art works, especially paintings and installations...
11 Nov
ART X Lagos staged a triumphant return to the Federal Palace in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria with the first in-person art fair to take place anywhere on the African continent since the pandemic struck in 2020. The physical fair closed on Sunday 7 November amid reports of strong sales, enthusiastic collector attendance and gallery satisfaction…
3 Mar 2021
Though women in the arts have suffered under-representation and been written out of the history books, some are demystifying the art space, which is helping them to make the desired statement.
19 Dec 2020
There’s a naked woman on the cover of Fela’s Yellow Fever. The young sylphlike creature, staring defiantly at you, shows off her pointy gifts, which are, as nearly the rest of her body...
27 Nov 2020
ART X Collective has announced that the fifth edition of ART X Lagos, West Africa’s premier international art fair, will now take place online from 2nd to 9th December 2020. Themed ‘Present States, Shared Futures’ the fair will seek to proffer new ideas on how our global and national communities can move forward, assuredly, despite…
3 Nov 2018
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, ruling All Progressives Congress governorship in Lagos State candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other prominent Nigerians on Friday attended the 2018 edition of ART X Lagos which opened with a VIP preview on Friday. ArtXLagos 2018, founded in 2016 by Tokini Peterside to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary…
27 Oct 2018
ART X Live! 2018, a dynamic live art and sound interactive performance within the ART X Lagos project is set to be an electric exploration of Africa’s rich musical...
21 Oct 2018
Building on the success of previous edition, which attracted over 15,000 visitors, ART X Lagos is set for the third edition of its yearly fair, which holds from November 2 to 4, 2018.
11 Nov 2017
Winners will be deliberated upon by a Council of Judges while the Social Media Category winner will be chosen by popular demand, via fan voting on Instagram and Twitter.
28 Oct 2017
We bring art from a variety of countries. We want to inspire the next generation of artists. With each generation, it is harder for our artists; we want to ensure that the lifeline of Nigerian artists is sustained.
22 Oct 2017
I was in the middle of an MBA programme, doing a masters in Business Administration, and, after the Venice Biennale, I went back to my masters programme and made up an extensive research project with my classmates from all over the world.
29 Sep 2017
In its efforts at increasing the visibility of Africa’s most innovative artists, and widening Nigeria’s connection to the contemporary art scene across Africa internationally, Art X Lagos...

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