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Africa Dances (1957), Ben Enwonwu
 

Last Chance to View Ben Enwonwu’s Debut at Frieze Masters Online and More News

Contemporary African art: who to buy now; Sotheby’s and Bonhams Auctions results; France approves the restitution of looted artifacts…

Femi (1966), Akinola Lasekan (Nigerian, 1921-1972)
 

Bonhams October Auction Features Two Paintings by Lasekan and More News

Podcast: Magdalene Odundo on Ladi Kwali; Exhibition of West African Portraiture from Independence…

Ben Osawe (Nigerian, 1931-2007), Untitled Figure (1966)
 

Kavita Chellaram Launches New Gallery in Lagos and More News

Full Catalogue for Sotheby’s African Art Auction Now Online; Activists Tried to Steal Artefacts to Return to Africa; The Future of the Art World is Direct-to-Consumer…

Uzo Egonu-Man with a glass of beer
 

Re Africa’s Looted Art and More News

How a Curator Found and Repatriated Eleven Looted Djenné Bracelets; Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art Reopens; Bonhams African Art Auction Results…

Alimi Adewale, 'Untitled,' 2019. Courtesy of Nil Gallery/Artsy
 

Explore 1-54 African Art Fair Online and More News

Digital Project to unite 5000 Looted Benin Artifacts Online; Frieze Viewing Room presents works by Anatsui, Shonibare, Amanze and others …

Portrait of a girl wearing a headscarf (1955) by Akinola Lasekan
 

African Art Online: Results of Three Auctions and More News

Installation view of James Barnor’s Retrospective; 1-54 Contemporary visits Ken Nwadiogbu’s studio (Video) …

Photo courtesy of Juan Delcan and Valentina Izaguirre
 

Shoved Online by Corona and More News

The art market is beating the stock market; Arthouse announces online charity auction in support of Covid-19 aid in Lagos…

Commemorative head of a king, National Museum of African Art via Smithsonian Open Access
 

Smithsonian Releases Images of Benin Bronzes for Public Use and More News

Chimurenga launches FESTAC ’77 publication in Dakar; More signs of Africa’s expanding collector base at 1-54 Marrakech 2020…

Amoako Boafo, The Lemon Bathing Suit (2019). Courtesy of Phillips
 

Amoako Boafo’s Auction Debut Sells for More Than Ten Times the Estimate and More News

An art advisor’s guide to collecting art; Esther Mahlangu customizes Rolls-Royce Phantom with Ndebele art; 1-54 art fair kicked off in Marrakech yesterday…

Drawing by Uche Okeke
 

Drawings by Uche Okeke at Aspire X PIASA Auction and More News

What are the patterns in pricing of art at fairs?; Amoako Boafo laments the flipping of his work for profit…

Mano Mask (Sindika Dokolo's Collection
  

On Sindika Dokolo’s Art Collection and More News

Give us back what our ancestors made, says Victor Ehikhamenor; Santu Mofokeng, celebrated South African photographer, passed away last Sunday…

Collage for Decade in Art
 

The Art World in the 2010s: Best of the Decade

The people, events, artworks, discoveries, moments that shaped the last decade in art…

Royal Statues of Abomey
 

France Commits to Returning 26 Looted Artifacts to Benin Republic by 2021 and More News

ArtNews’ 50 most promising, up-and-coming art collections; Zanele Muholi is one of Artsy’s 10 most important artists of the 2010s …

Roelof Louw, Pyramid (Soul City), October 1967. Copyright The Estate of the Artist. Courtesy of Richard Saltoun Gallery & Maurizio Cattelan, Comedian. Photo: RHONA WISE / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock
 

Of Duct-Taped Banana and the Tradition of Challenging Art and Value, and More News

Kehinde Wiley’s $2M Rumors of War unveiled at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Africa’s invasion of Art Basel Miami Beach 2019…

 

The Guardian wants your Help to Locate Benin Bronzes in the UK and More News

How I helped a Benin bronze get back home by Batchelor-Hunt; Abraham Oghobase and seven others win Prizes at Bamako Biennale…

Uzo Ugonu, Portrait of Northern Man (1964). Courtesy of Arthouse Contemporary
 

Arthouse Auction fetches ₦107.5 M with Uzo Ugonu’s Painting in the Lead and More News

Bronze Cockerel to be Returned to Nigeria by Cambridge College; Monumental Exhibition depicts South African Icons Marching to Freedom…

Street art in Senegal's capital Dakar commemorates the anti-colonial fighter. Courtesy of Alex Gorzen/Erica Kowal
 

France Returns Anti-Colonial Fighter’s Sword to Senegal and More News

Palais De Lomé Arts Centre and Cultural Park opens on Tuesday; Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most populous city…

Lamidi Fakeye (1928-2009), Untitled (1976). Courtesy of Arthouse
 

Arthouse auctions works by Lamidi Fakeye, Lasekan, Enwonwu and other African Modernists, and More News

Friday, 15 November 2019 ART WORLD ARTHOUSE AUCTIONS WORKS BY AFRICAN MODERNISTS. Interested in art by early 20th century artists? Some