This month’s Art Around features the Nigerian capital, Lagos. We teamed up with Jodar Artistry owner, Raida Shahin, who lived there for many years to take us on an art tour around the city. Since her move back from Lagos in the 1990’s, the local art scene there has exploded from the traditional into the more contemporary and experimental work. In the last few decades, there have been significant changes due to a new wave of activities buzzing within the industry. New auction houses, art residencies and art fairs were established making Lagos one of the most vibrant art cities in the entire West African region.
Here we will be listing Shahin’s top suggestions of must-see art venues in Lagos, combined with some of our own: