6th Art X Lagos draws over 100 artists, 30 galleries
The 2021 edition of Art X Lagos which is the sixth will be showing physically and virtually from November 4 – 7 at The Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, with an extension online until November 21 features participants from 25 countries.
Described as its largest fair to date, Art X Lagos, according to Tokini Peterside, Founder & CEO, will bring together 110 artists from 25 countries represented by 30 galleries – 15 of which are new to the annual event.
The galleries representing artists in both the physical and online fairs include Afriart Gallery (Kampala, Uganda), Dada Gallery (Lagos, Nigeria and London, United Kingdom), Galerie Atiss Dakar (Dakar, Senegal), Galerie Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; Dakar, Sénégal; and Paris, France), Galerie MAM (Douala, Cameroon), Gallery 1957 (Accra, Ghana and London, United Kingdom), Kanbi Projects (London, United Kingdom), LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery (Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire), Nike Art Gallery (Lagos, Nigeria), OOA Gallery (Barcelona, Spain), Pacers Gallery (Lagos, Nigeria), Septieme Gallery (Paris, France), and SMO Contemporary Art (Lagos, Nigeria).
kó (Lagos, Nigeria) will also unveil a special presentation dedicated to the late pioneer, Yusuf Grillo.
Other galleries showing online on Artxlagos.com are Circle Art Gallery (Nairobi, Kenya), Eclectica Contemporary (Cape Town, South Africa), Ed Cross Fine Art (London, United Kingdom), espace d’art contemporain 14N 61W (Fort-de-France, Martinique), ELA – Espaco Luanda Arte (Luanda, Angola), Galerie Carole Kvasnevski (Paris, France), Loft Art Gallery (Casablanca, Morocco), Magnin-A (Paris, France), Nubuke Foundation (Accra, Ghana), October Gallery (London, United Kingdom), Sakhile&Me (Frankfurt, Germany), Skoto Gallery (New York, United States), Stevenson (Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa; and Amsterdam, The Netherlands), THK Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa), Tiwani Contemporary (London, United Kingdom) and Worldart (Cape Town, South Africa).