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Photo courtesy of ART X Lagos.

ART X Lagos Is Set to Celebrate the Best In Contemporary African Art In Its Third Year

West Africa's premier international art fair returns this November.

ART X Lagos returns to The Civic Center in Victoria Island to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and diaspora in its third year.

From Nov. 2 to Nov. 4, West Africa's premier international art fair will host 18 international galleries including Art House – The Space (Nigeria), Addis Fine Art (Ethiopia), Circle Art Agency (Kenya), Stevenson Gallery (South Africa), Gallery 1957 (Ghana), Tafeta (United Kingdom), Tiwani Contemporary (United Kingdom), Nike Art Gallery (Nigeria), and Out of Africa Gallery (Spain) and more.

READ: Here's What Went Down at ART X Lagos 2019

ART X Lagos will welcome artists hailing from East Africa for the first time, featuring Paul Onditi and Cyrus Kabiru from Kenya, in an effort to widen Nigeria's connection to the contemporary African art world. The fair is also welcoming Yinka Shonibare MBE as its 2018 keynote artist. He'll be celebrated with an exhibition that digs into his career highlights.

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Here's What Went Down at the Second Edition of Art X Lagos

Art X Lagos indeed returned bigger and bolder this year. Here's a recap of the three-day affair.