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Africa’s Art Flourishes As The Newly Wealthy Wake Up To Its Value

When one of¬†Nigeria’s biggest media moguls began collecting contemporary African art three decades ago, he was one of the few Africans in a niche market dominated by western connoisseurs. But as African art becomes more sought-after globally, that is rapidly changing. “Some of the things I bought just for aesthetic pleasure years ago are now […]

With major museums in London and New York showcasing leading contemporary African artists this summer, and Angola’s recent success at the Biennale in Venice, is the world of art finally putting Africa on its map? Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui is among the most celebrated contemporary African artists at the moment. Among his most iconic pieces […]

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