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Jess Castellote

Lagos-based Spanish architect Jess Castellote started out in Nigeria as a project manager as early as 1984. He has since then combined his professional work with an intense involvement in the Nigerian art scene, as well as organizing significant exhibitions. Castellote has also maintained a widely accessed blog on contemporary art in Nigeria since 2008, “A View from My Corner”, written two books; "Contemporary Nigerian Art in Lagos Private Collection: New Trees in an Old Forest" and "Oshinowo", as well as published several papers focused on developing the Nigerian art scene. In addition, he has acted as an independent art advisor to several private and corporate bodies. He is presently the Director of the Virtual Museum of Modern Nigerian Art, an online educational resource he initiated at the Pan-African University, Lagos.

2017 Nigeria Art Market Report
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2017 Nigeria Art Market Report

In 2014, Tayo Fagbule and I prepared the first of the yearly reports on the Nigerian art market. Four years later, we continue our efforts to provide collectors, artists, art...

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March 09, 2018