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By Oluwatoyin Adeleye

Internationally renowned artist, Yinka Shonibare MBE, is the 2018 keynote artist for Art X Lagos this year and he will be celebrated with a highly anticipated exhibition, exploring his career highlights.

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This year at ART X Lagos, we are delighted to announce British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE (@shonibarestudio) as our keynote artist. . Shonibare is a master of technical and visual versatility, well known for his embrace of richly patterned Dutch wax textiles, which are applied to the surface of canvases and three-dimensional landscapes. Working across painting, sculpture, photography, film and installation, Shonibare’s work examines race, class and the construction of cultural identity. . Yinka Shonibare MBE will be celebrated with an exhibition exploring his career highlights at #ARTXLagos2018 at The Civic Centre from 2nd to 4th November. He will also be speaking at ART X Talks on Sunday 4th November. Click the link in our bio to get tickets for the fair! . #ARTXLagos #ARTXLagos2018 #DestinationLagos

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This year, ART X Lagos will be presenting a special exhibition exploring Yinka Shonibare’s career highlights, and he will also give the keynote talk within the ART X Talks program at The Civic Centre on November 2, 2018 – November 4, 2018.

Shonibare is a master of technical and visual versatility, well known for his embrace of richly patterned Dutch wax textiles, which are applied to the surface of canvases and three-dimensional landscapes

Working across painting, sculpture, photography, film and installation, Shonibare’s work examines race, class and the construction of cultural identity.

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