The 2017 edition of ART X Lagos opened on Friday night as a sea of the city’s finest thronged the VIP preview of this year’s array of featured works and installations. The 3-day art fair is featuring 14 leading international art galleries and over 60 artists from 15 countries across Africa and the Diaspora.
ART X Lagos was declared open by Special Guest, His Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II (CON), Emir of Kano. The Emir was joined by The Honourable Minister of Information & Culture, Lai Mohammed, and a wide array of dignitaries from corporate and social Nigeria, as he completed the opening formalities. In only its 2nd year, ART X Lagos has already emerged as the premier international art fair in West Africa. With the success of its 2016 maiden edition, which drew an audience of over 5,000, the 2017 edition promises a much larger turnout and record of sales and engagements.
See photos with special guests from the opening night.
Victor Etuokwu (ED, Access Bank – Personal Banking); Femi Lijadu (Advisory Board Member, ART X Lagos); Tokini Peterside (Founder, ART X Lagos); Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II (CON); Lai Mohammed (The Honourable Minister of Information and Culture); Atedo Peterside (Chairman, ANAP Business Jets); Mobolaji Balogun (CEO, Chapel Hill Denham)
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