British-born Nigerian artist Shonabire launches Lagos residency to boost African art
05 November 2019 | 3:15 pm
British-born Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare has launched a residency program in the West African country's commercial capital Lagos in the hope that it will help the continent to raise its profile in the global art scene.
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