Photo Albums

The 2019 Fair Album
The 2019 Fair Album

View the images from ART X Lagos 2019

ART X Live! 2019 Photo Album
ART X Live! 2019 Photo Album

View the images from ART X Live! 2019

Browse The 2019 Official Launch Photo Album
Browse The 2019 Official Launch Photo Album

Views from the Official Launch of the fourth edition of West Africa's Premier International Art Fair, where all the exciting announcements were made.

Access Bank ART X Prize Judging Day Photo Album
Access Bank ART X Prize Judging Day Photo Album

Highlights of the Access Bank ART X Prize judging day, where the 5 finalists presented their project proposals to our esteemed jury.

The 2018 Fair Album
The 2018 Fair Album

View moments from the 2018 ART X Lagos art fair.

ART X Live! 2018 Photo Album
ART X Live! 2018 Photo Album

View the images from ART X Live! 2018

Press

Interviews

ART X Lagos 2019: Meet The Artists
ART X Lagos 2019: Meet The Artists

Exhibiting artists, Abe Odedina, Ayesha Feisal, Boriz Nzebo, Evans Mbugua and Uthman Wahaab, speak to us about their art and share their enthusiasm for ART X Lagos.

Why Are You Coming To ART X Lagos?
Why Are You Coming To ART X Lagos?

Artists, exhibitors, and friends of ART X, share their excitement ahead of the fair’s opening.

The Interactive Projects: PLAY
The Interactive Projects: PLAY

The 2019 Interactive Projects explore the theme of 'PLAY' and feature multi-faceted artists working across technology, product design, fashion design and visual art.

‘How To ART X’
‘How To ART X’

Watch Team ART X share insights on the new sections at ART X Lagos 2019 and the best ways to enjoy the fair.

Introducing ART X Modern
Introducing ART X Modern

Avid collectors and patrons of the arts, Ugoma Adegoke and Olufemi Akinsanya speak to us ahead of the fair on the value and practice of collecting modern art.

2018 Keynote Artist
2018 Keynote Artist

Take a look at our video featuring 2018 Keynote Artist, Yinka Shonibare MBE, as he talks about his experience at the fair.

Fair Highlights

ART X Lagos 2019: Fair Highlights
ART X Lagos 2019: Fair Highlights

Take a look at the highlights from the 4th edition of ART X Lagos

The 4th edition of ART X Lagos is less than 2 months away.
The 4th edition of ART X Lagos is less than 2 months away.

Join us at our new and bigger venue, The Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos, from the 1st - 3rd November, 2019. We are excited to announce the introduction of new and exciting components to the fair for a refreshed experience.

ART X Lagos – The 2018 Fair
ART X Lagos – The 2018 Fair

The third edition of ART X Lagos was our most ambitious to date, showcasing the cutting edge of African contemporary art and culture, with a wide array of artists from the continent and diaspora.

ART X Lagos – The 2017 Fair
ART X Lagos – The 2017 Fair

The second edition of ART X Lagos saw 9,000 visitors attend our 3-day art fair in Victoria Island, Lagos. Here's a recap of some of the most memorable moments at the fair.

ART X Lagos – The 2016 Fair
ART X Lagos – The 2016 Fair

Our maiden edition took place from November 4th to 6th 2016 at the Civic Centre in Lagos, and presented the works of over 65 artists from 10 countries in Africa.

ART X Talks

Artist Talk: Leading Contemporaries, with Emeka Ogboh
Artist Talk: Leading Contemporaries, with Emeka Ogboh

In conversation with Tayo Ogunbiyi, Nigerian sound and installation artist Emeka Ogboh presents overviews of his most ambitious works, and critically revisits the path he took to becoming an internationally respected artist.

On ‘How to Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine?’, with the Lagos Biennial
On ‘How to Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine?’, with the Lagos Biennial

Antawan Byrd, co-curator of the 2019 Lagos Biennial, and Abraham Oghobase, an artist whom he worked closely with for this project discuss the process of realizing the Biennial and highlight the accomplishments that informed the cornerstones of this ambitious exhibition, from its beginnings through the execution.

Modern Art in 360 Degrees
Modern Art in 360 Degrees

Filmmaker Joel Benson speaks with Ugoma Adegoke about his recent work in Virtual Reality (VR), and highlights his quest to document practices, works, and studio spaces of modern artists based in Nigeria using this medium.

Collecting LIVE!, Sponsored by Stanbic IBTC Pensions
Collecting LIVE!, Sponsored by Stanbic IBTC Pensions

Kathryn Weir, Director and Chief Curator, Cosmopolis, Centre Pompidou; and collectors Reni Folawiyo, and Tunji Akintokun MBE collaborate together to select works to build a virtual private art collection, moderated by Oba Nsugbe.

The Progress of Love: Bisi Silva Remembered, Sponsored by The Ford Foundation
The Progress of Love: Bisi Silva Remembered, Sponsored by The Ford Foundation

N’Goné Fall, Antawan Byrd and Emeka Ogboh, share reflections on the life and career of the late Bisi Silva, a curator who operated within Nigeria as well as internationally, who also served as the artistic director for the inaugural edition of ART X Lagos.

Artist Talk: Aboubakar Fofana on Usable Pasts & Re-invention
Artist Talk: Aboubakar Fofana on Usable Pasts & Re-invention

In conversation with curator Missla Libsekal, multidisciplinary artist and designer Aboubakar Fofana speaks about the techniques and aesthetics of West African Indigo dyeing.

ART X Prize

Etinosa Yvonne: 2019 Winner of the Access Bank ART X Prize
Etinosa Yvonne: 2019 Winner of the Access Bank ART X Prize

2019 Access Bank ART X Prize winner Etinosa Yvonne talks to us about how the Prize experience will elevate her artistic practice.

2019 Access Bank ART X Prize
2019 Access Bank ART X Prize

Founder and Director of ART X Collective, Tokini Peterside, and Group Head of Corporate Communications for Access Bank, Amaechi Okobi, speak on the evolution of the Prize and Access Bank's patronage in the arts.

Interview with Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, at Gasworks, London
Interview with Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, at Gasworks, London

Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, the 2018 winner of the Prize, spent 3 months undertaking a residency programme at Gasworks, London, in 2019.

Interview with Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola
Interview with Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola

Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, the winner of the 2018 ART X Prize with Access, reveals how she uses the body and expression in her performance art as a means of telling a story.

ART X Prize with Access 2018
ART X Prize with Access 2018

Moments from the finalists' presentations, jury deliberations, press conference and prize-giving of the ART X Prize with Access 2018 edition.

On the Importance of Supporting Emerging Artists
On the Importance of Supporting Emerging Artists

Director of Omenka Gallery and President of the Society of Nigerian Artists, Oliver Enwonwu speaks on the importance of support for emerging Nigerian artists.

ART X Live!

ART X Live! 2019 Highlights
ART X Live! 2019 Highlights

Highlights from ART X Live! 2019, featuring
Dafe Oboro, Joy Matashi, WurlD, Lady Donli, Buju, TMXO, and a guest performance from Mr. Eazi.

ART X Live! Meet the Artists: Joy Matashi, TMXO, Buju
ART X Live! Meet the Artists: Joy Matashi, TMXO, Buju

2019 ART X Live! musician, Buju, visual artist, Joy Matashi, and producer, TMXO, speak to us about their creative practices, and what it means to be a maverick.

ART X Live! Meet The Artists: Lady Donli and Dafe Oboro
ART X Live! Meet The Artists: Lady Donli and Dafe Oboro

ART X Live! 2019 musician Lady Donli, and visual artist Dafe Oboro, speak to us about their artistic practices and what being a maverick means to them.

ART X Live! 2019: Making The Maverick
ART X Live! 2019: Making The Maverick

Take a look at our trailer unveiling the line-up for the 2019 show.

The 2018 ART X Live! Photo Album
The 2018 ART X Live! Photo Album

View pictures from the 2018 edition of ART X Live!

ART X Live! – The 2018 Edition
ART X Live! – The 2018 Edition

Sponsored by Absolut, Budweiser, The Beat 99.9 FM, and Trace, ART X Live! saw some of Africa’s fastest emerging talent collaborate for a one-night-only live music and visual art showcase.


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