For the love of Art: Iyanya, Genevieve and Jimi Agbaje grace Art X Lagos

The biggest contemporary art exhibition in West Africa kicked off on Friday, November 4 at the Civic Centre with notable guests such as new Mavin Records signee, Iyanya, Founder and Senior Pastor of House on the Rock Church, Pastor Paul Adefarasin, politician and pharmacist, Jimi Agbaje, media mogul, Mo Abudu, Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, musician and art head, Ade Bantu, Founder/CEO, Nike art Gallery, Chief (Mrs.) Nike Okundaye and more.

The event, which was sponsored by 7UP, featured artworks from countries such asGhana, Nigeria, South Africa, Mali, and Zimbabwe amongst others.

On the second day of the art fair, young aspiring artists who couldn’t get their works exhibited were handsomely rewarded by 7UP via the social media driven #MyArtXcontest. Mubarak Kayode Ajide won the top prize of N50,000 cash and an exclusive VIP ticket to the event, while others won exclusive VIP tickets only.

Other guests who attended the first two days of the event are Denola Grey, Eunice Omole, Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Mr. 2Kay, Tomiwa Aladekomo, Molara Wood, Tolu Ogunlesi, Ronke Raji, Whitney Madueke, Yegwa Ukpo etc.

See photos from the event below.


Sebastiane Ebatamehi

I am a Writer and Online Publicist, destined to give a voice to the silent echoes and hush whispers that are seldom heard

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