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ART X 2020 is now online and will hold from December 2 – 9.

For the full list of galleries featured in this year’s online fair, and  to explore their work further kindly visit  ARTXLAGOS.COM or see below: 

The selected galleries represent the resilience and creativity of the African continent and its Diaspora.

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Convergence by Gbenga Offo,
presented by Bloom Art Lagos

Bloom Art Lagos
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Currently a unique fusion of an art gallery and private studio, Bloom Art Lagos offers intimate exhibitions in an accessible format that is supported by coveted ancillary programming, tailored to each exhibition. Inspired by a desire for innovative approaches to showcasing and challenging Nigerian artists, the gallery offers pointed perspectives on contemporary visual art, connecting it to significant cultural precedents.

Featured Artists: Angela Amami Isiuwe, Gbenga Offo, Olu Ajayi, Richardson Ovbiebo and Uchay Joel Chilma.

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<em>Love Circus by Tiffanie Delune, <br>presented by Ed Cross Fine Art<br><br></em>

Love Circus by Tiffanie Delune,
presented by Ed Cross Fine Art

 

Ed Cross Fine Art
London, UK

 

Ed Cross Fine Art collaborates with emerging and established artists on the African continent and its Diaspora, seeking to stage conversations between practitioners and international audiences, as guided by its artists. The exhibition platform seeks to amplify voices historically silenced, and to create space for their independent development.

 

Featured Artists: Abe Odedina, Tiffanie Delune and Wole Lagunju.

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<i>Combat by Sadikou Oukpedjo, </i><em><br>presented by </em><i>Galerie Cécile Fakhoury<br><br></i>

Combat by Sadikou Oukpedjo,
presented by 
Galerie Cécile Fakhoury

 

Galerie Cécile Fakhoury
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Opening its doors in 2012, Galerie Cécile Fakhoury had by 2018 expanded to Dakar, Senegal, and Paris, France. Strongly rooted in their respective identities and stories, the artists it represents distinguish themselves through the use of a language that abolishes barriers and rejects geographical stigmatisation.


Featured Artists: 
Aboudia, François Xavier Gbré, Ouattara Watts, Roméo Mivekannin and Sadikou Oukpedjo.

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<em>Speed Demon by Boris Nzebo, <br>presented by Galerie MAM<br><br></em>

Speed Demon by Boris Nzebo,
presented by Galerie MAM

 

Galerie MAM
Doula, Cameroon

 

With nearly 25 years of experience and a strong professional reputation in the art market, Galerie MAM continues to offer exciting programs to its collectors and art lovers, in addition to providing advisory and logistics services. The gallery plays a significant part in the promotion of contemporary African art offering a robust program with a diverse catalogue of works.

Featured Artists: Bernard Matussière, Boris Nzebo and Claudie Poinsard.

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<em>Tears of Sorrow by Uzo Egonu, <br>presented by kó<br><br></em>

Tears of Sorrow by Uzo Egonu,
presented by kó

 


Lagos, Nigeria

 

In Yoruba, kó translates as a verb meaning ‘to gather’ or ‘to build’. The art space is dedicated to promoting modern and contemporary art with a dual focus on championing Nigeria’s leading artists from the modern period, and celebrating emerging and established contemporary artists across Africa and the Diaspora. It aims to support the visual arts in Africa by providing a platform to communicate, share and grow.

Featured Artists: Ben Osawe, Chike Obeagu, Chioma Ebinama, Isaac Emokpae, Toyin Loye and Uzo Egonu.
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<em>Confrontation by Ablade Glover, <br>presented by LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery<br><br></em>

Confrontation by Ablade Glover,
presented by LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery

 

LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery was formed from pioneering gallery Arts Pluriels, one of the first traditional and contemporary art galleries in Africa. Through an eclectic program featuring local and international artists, it has established itself as an essential reference on the African cultural landscape.

 

Featured Artists: Ablade Glover, Nù Barreto and Sess Essoh.

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<em>Mother Nature by Chidi Kwubiri, <br>presented by Nike Art Gallery<br><br></em>

Mother Nature by Chidi Kwubiri,
presented by Nike Art Gallery

 

Nike Art Gallery
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Nike Art Gallery is one of the largest privately owned galleries in Africa, showcasing over 10,000 artworks from over 2,000 African artists. The Lagos based gallery is a tourist attraction in the city with guests from across the world visiting for an immersive experience that includes viewing visual art and participating in traditional textile printing, food and musical performances.

Featured Artists: Chidi Kwubiri, Kunle Adegborioye, Nyemike Onwuka, Rom Isichei, Samson Akinnire, Segun Phillips, and Nike Okundaye & Tola Wewe.
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<em>Business Day II by Jonathan Aggrey, <br>presented by Nubuke Foundation<br></em><br>

Business Day II by Jonathan Aggrey,
presented by Nubuke Foundation

Nubuke Foundation
Accra, Ghana

 

Nubuke Foundation is a visual art and cultural institution that serves as a nexus and support for the artistic practice of Ghanaian artists at various stages of their careers. Its artistic programming includes exhibitions, readings, talks, film screenings, performances, seminars and workshops in its newly opened bespoke multi-tiered gallery.


Featured Artists: Jonathan Aggrey, Kofi Setordji and Rufai Zakari.


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<em>World Best by Anjel - Boris Anje,<br>presented by OOA Gallery<br><br></em>

World Best by Anjel – Boris Anje,
presented by OOA Gallery

 

OOA Gallery
Barcelona, Spain

Located in the seaside resort town of Stiges, OOA Gallery promotes contemporary African art among its collectors and art lovers in Spain, Europe, providing added visibility to the creativity and contemporary artistic diversity of Africa.
Strongly rooted in their respective identities and stories, the artists it represents distinguish themselves by their creative freedom and the originality of their fluid visual languages.

Featured Artists: Anjel (Boris Anje), Bob-Nosa Uwagboe, Bodo Fils BBM, Evans Mbugua and Prince Galla Gnohité.

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<em>She Is In Her Own Presence by Moufouli Bello,<br>presented by SMO Contemporary Art<br><br></em>

She Is In Her Own Presence by Moufouli Bello,
presented by SMO Contemporary Art

 

SMO Contemporary Art
Lagos, Nigeria

 

SMO Contemporary Art (SMO) is an international art platform, showcasing a unique portfolio of modern and contemporary art from Africa and the Diaspora to a global audience. It is dedicated to artists of all generations who have been instrumental in shaping West Africa’s contemporary art canon, and those who became crucial in establishing a unique narrative about the continent.

Featured Artists: Angèle Etoundi Essamba, Moufouli Bello and Olumide Onadipe.

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Remember, ART X 2020 is now online and is sponsored by Access Bank. For up-to-date information on the fair, kindly click here.

See also: ART X Lagos Announces 5th Anniversary Edition

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