Reading Time: 2 minutes Classical African Statue Art Sale Sotheby’s. That Sotheby’s will offer an African reliquary statue in its contemporary art evening sale in New York during the week of June 29, marking the first time a work of classical African art will be auctioned alongside masterpieces from
Reading Time: 2 minutes Major London-based house Sotheby’s has closed its London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Geneva, Milan, Paris and New York offices, throwing their marquee May auctions into doubt.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Due to COVID-19 Artists & Art Market , artists have already begun to adapt to the changes and bring their practices online, there are many unknown that they will face in the coming days. Just because in-person gatherings are not happening doesn’t mean that you can’t view art and keep up on openings. In response to event closures, institutions and individuals are getting creative about how their work is shared with
Reading Time: < 1 minute Golden Age of Mali Photography is showcased in an itinerant exhibition platform celebrating African photography, with an emphasis on Mali’s rich archive, was founded by Moroccan art consultant Myriem Baadi via Black Shade Projects
Reading Time: 2 minutes The exhibition aims to highlight the originality and diversity of African artists who live and work in sub-Saharan Africa. The museum has invited André Magnin as guest curator. He has a long-standing relationship with Africa, and possesses a deep level of insight, knowledge and experience regarding various local art scenes on the African continent. Magnin was one of the
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Demand for African Art Soars, Sparking Concerns About a Masterwork Exodus, Naomi Rea ArtNews visits the 1-54 Art Fair in Marrakesh While some fear foreign speculators will snap up…
Reading Time: 3 minutes In The forgotten stars of Malian photography’s Golden Age, Helen Jennings explores the sometimes overlooked master photographers to come out of Mali who have to flourish under the limelight of some of the greatest names in Photography.
Reading Time: < 1 minute For the first time in its 32-year history, the recently cut-short Tefaf (The European Fine Art Fair) Maastricht had a booth dedicated to contemporary art from the African continent. The London-based exhibitor, Tafeta, was among the five selected for this year’s Showcase section,
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Black by Rembrandt, Deborah Nicholls-Lee explores a myth-shattering exhibition on identity and truth A new exhibition at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam tells the story of the black…
Reading Time: 2 minutes In playing Catch up collecting African Art, Sam Gaskin explains the spate of new residencies aiming to redress the underrepresentation of African artists in the West. A decade ago, the…