Photo Albums

ART X Lagos Meets President Macron
ART X Lagos Meets President Macron

Highlights from the ART X Lagos special exhibition for President Emmanuel Macron of France as part of the Celebration of African Culture event, held in his honour at the New Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, Lagos on July 3rd 2018.

The 2017 Fair Album
The 2017 Fair Album

View pictures from the 2017 ART X Lagos art fair.

The 2016 Fair Album
The 2016 Fair Album

View pictures from the 2016 ART X Lagos art fair.

Press

Interviews

Interview with Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Interview with Njideka Akunyili Crosby

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.

Interview with Chinwe Uwatse
Interview with Chinwe Uwatse

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.

Interview with Polly Alakija
Interview with Polly Alakija

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.

Interview with Olumide Onadipe
Interview with Olumide Onadipe

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.

Interview with Kainebi Osahenye
Interview with Kainebi Osahenye

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.

Fair Highlights

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

Leading Contemporaries: Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Leading Contemporaries: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

On the occasion of her first public artist talk in Nigeria, sponsored by Chapel Hill Denham, MacArthur Fellow Njideka Akunyili Crosby talks about her practice and influences in conversation with moderator Tayo Ogunbiyi.

The King of Covers: Lemi Ghariokwu
The King of Covers: Lemi Ghariokwu

Drawing on music as an alternative space and archive, Lemi Ghariokwu reflects on the interplay of aesthetics and the Nigerian socio-political climate of the 1970s to 90s in his art. Moderated by curator Missla Libsekal.

Who No Know Go Know
Who No Know Go Know

On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, historian Ed Keazor and Stacy Hardy, associate editor of Chimurenga, discuss how we remember, map and rethink our histories through the lens of FESTAC ‘77 – the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture.

Then & Now, Radical Sculpture
Then & Now, Radical Sculpture

Drawing from his own practice, this discussion with artist Olu Amoda looks at his methodologies, sculptural expression and the traditions expanded upon in his works.

Collecting Today for Tomorrow
Collecting Today for Tomorrow

Moderated by art collector Femi Lijadu, this panel discussion brings into focus the nuances of bringing out the true value of an art collection through corporate social responsibility, legacy building and management of art as an asset class.

ART X Prize

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.

On the ART X Prize with Access and the Local Art Scene
On the ART X Prize with Access and the Local Art Scene

Visual artist, performer and curator of local art space The Tree House, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, speaks on the relevance and timeliness of the ART X Prize with Access for Nigeria's burgeoning art scene.

On The ART X Prize with Access
On The ART X Prize with Access

Watch Amaechi Okobi, Group Head, Corporate Communications of Access Bank and Tokini Peterside, our Founder/Director give details on this year's 'ART X Prize with Access' and our continued partnership with Access Bank to encourage Nigeria's dynamic emerging artists.

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

In partnership with Access Bank, we are proud to announce the 2018 edition of the ART X Prize with Access - established to recognize and support the best of emerging Nigerian visual art talent. Watch our trailer here to find out everything you need to know.

ART X Live!

The 2017 ART X Live! Photo Album
The 2017 ART X Live! Photo Album

View pictures from the 2017 edition of ART X Live!

ART X Live! – The 2017 Edition
ART X Live! – The 2017 Edition

Sponsored by Absolut, The Beat FM and Trace Naija, ART X Live! is a one-night-only live art and musical performance with Nigeria's fast-rising talent in music and digital art.

ART X Live! Trailer
ART X Live! Trailer

Sponsored by Absolut Nigeria, ART X Live! is a dynamic showcase that fuses live art and sound in an interactive audio-visual performance.

ART X Live! Interview with Wavy
ART X Live! Interview with Wavy

Multi-talented artist Wavy (the creator) performed as part of this year's ART X Live! line up, sponsored by Absolut Vodka and The Beat FM.

ART X Live! Interview with Poe
ART X Live! Interview with Poe

Rapper Poe performed as part of this year's ART X Live! line up, sponsored by Absolut Vodka and The Beat FM.


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