ART X Modern is a new section of the fair dedicated to the pioneers of African modern art from the 20th Century, presented by Stanbic IBTC Pensions.
Avid collectors and patrons of the arts, Ugoma Adegoke and Olufemi Akinsaya speak to us ahead of the fair on the value and practice of collecting modern art.
Take a look at our video featuring 2018 Keynote Artist, Yinka Shonibare MBE, as he talks about his experience at the fair.
Take a look at our video on ‘Lagos Drawings’, a conductive art installation that combines digital technology, sounds, and illustrations by Karo Akpokiere.
Take a look at our studio visit with visual artist Gerald Chukwuma, as he guides us through an intimate look into his process.
Catch a glimpse of our studio visit with celebrated contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare MBE who is the Keynote Artist for the 2018 edition of ART X Lagos.
Take a look at our short video introducing you to some of the faces behind ART X Lagos.
In the build up to ART X Lagos 2018, exhibiting artist Alimi Adewale sits down with us to talk about the role of the artist within society, and the meaning of his work.
On the occasion of her first public talk in Nigeria at ART X Lagos, award-winning Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby sits down with us for an intimate conversation on the various dynamics that inform her work and practice.
Nigerian artist Chinwe Uwatse talks to us about her Uli-inspired works. Transferring the decorative ethos of this ancient art form on to her paintings, through symbolism her work reflects a connection to her heritage and experiences.
We visited and interviewed British-Nigerian artist Polly Alakija at her Lagos-based studio where she gave us insight into her work and some of her influences.
We visited Nigerian artist Olumide Onadipe in his Lagos studio where he shared some of the concepts that influence his art and his views on the fair.
Kainebi Osahenye, one of Nigeria’s foremost contemporary artists, talks to us about his artistic process, the themes he explores in his works, and his experience at our maiden fair.