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Dafe Oboro, Belinda Win Access Art X Award $10,000 Grant Each

This Day 03 Dec 2022
According to the Founder and CEO of ART X, Tokini Peterside-Schwebig, “it is a delight to present this prized opportunity to these two exceptional artists – Dafe and Belinda – who are unique in their perspectives but are united in their ambition to shift narratives about Africa and its global Diaspora.”.

ARTSPLIT to hold auction of works by Ghanaian artists Isshaq Ismail, Kofi Agorsor and Ablade Glover

Joy Online 03 Dec 2022
The auction follows the successful inaugural Modern and Contemporary African Arts (MOCONA) auction which took place in July 2022, and a recent November auction which coincided with Africa’s premier contemporary art fair, ART X Lagos where works by some of the continent’s most celebrated artists including Yusuf Grillo and George Pemba were sold.

Investec Cape Town Art Fair turns 10 in 2023

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Nov 2022
The Investec Cape Town Art Fair will be celebrating its 10th ... “It is important to not lose the art in an art fair,” Nwagbogu says ... Known for being the biggest contemporary art fair in Africa, this event is set to take place at the Cape Town Convention Centre from 17 to 19 February.

Dafe Oboro, Belinda Win Access Art X Award, $10,000 Grant Each

This Day 29 Nov 2022
“We aspire over time to build a core group of artists for Nigeria, Africa and the Diaspora, with the potential to become truly transformational, not just within the arts ecosystem, but within our broader communities at a social, national, continental and global level.

UAE Africa Connect engages with artists, galleries at Abu Dhabi Art

Gulf News 26 Nov 2022
UAE Africa Connect has participated in the Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2022 at Manarat Saadiyat. Launched in October by The Diplomacy Lab, the UAE Africa Connect initiative at Abu Dhabi Art initiative engaged with artists and galleries participating in the art fair who come from or represent Africa.

UAE Africa Connect Engages With Artists And Galleries At Abu Dhabi Art

MENA FN 26 Nov 2022
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI, 25th November, 2022 (WAM) – UAE Africa Connect has participated in the Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2022 at Manarat Saadiyat. Launched in October by The ... .

Nigerian Taofeek Baderu Emerges 2022 ABSA L’Atelier Winner 

This Day 19 Nov 2022
The ABSA L’Atelier art competition is one of the prestigious art competitions in Africa, hosted annually by ABSA in collaboration with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA) ... and also a part of the First and Second Ibadan Art Fair (2018 and 2019).”.


This Day 11 Nov 2022
Known as Art X Lagos, the fair was launched as a dynamic platform to showcase and support the breadth of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora ... She also gushes over the rapid growth of the fair and the richness of African and Nigerian contemporary arts ... African art sector.

In Festive Ambience of Art X Lagos, Yinka Shonibare Anchors His Legacy

This Day 06 Nov 2022
Foundation initiative, whose official launch coincides with the West Africa’s leading commercial art fair Art X Lagos ... This, after all, is where one of the winners of the Access Art X Prize 2022/3—a winner from Africa or its Diaspora—will complete a residency programme.

The Middle Eastern presence at Paris Art Week was extensive

Middle East Monitor 31 Oct 2022
... Basel, which was accompanied by several smaller but significant fairs, such as ASIA NOW and the AKKA Art fair, dedicated to Africa.

ART X Lagos to showcase ability of contemporary art to inspire, empower

Business Day Online 31 Oct 2022
ART X Lagos, one of the leading international art fairs in West Africa, returns for its ...

Continental selections of contemporary art come to Paris

France24 21 Oct 2022
Meanwhile, African art is in the spotlight at "Also Known As Africa", for the seventh edition of the fair.

Young South African snapper Sibusiso Bheka graces Amsterdam

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Oct 2022
Mentors in the art field come in ... His work has been shown many times, in South Africa and internationally, at venues such as the Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Constitution Hill, Cape Town Art Fair, International Festival of Gand, Addis Foto Fest and Bamako Encounters.

ART X Lagos’ Seventh Edition Holds Nov 4

This Day 17 Oct 2022
Against the backdrop of artistic excellence in Africa and its global diaspora, West Africa’s premier Art fair, Art X Lagos, is set to hold the 2022 edition from November 4 to 6 at The Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos ... 2022, the final day of the ART X Lagos fair.

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