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Art X Lagos Returns from Hiatus

West Africa’s biggest annual art fair is once again opening its doors to visitors, having made last year’s event online-only to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Highlights include textile pieces by Marie-Claire Messouma Manlanbien, portraiture from Nigeria’s Juwon Aderemi and the photography of Moroccan-born Mous Lamrabat. Art X Lagos is also showcasing digital works, known as Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs), by a number of African artists. This year’s event, which began on Thursday, will run in-person until Sunday and will continue online until 21 November.

SOURCE: BBC