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Nigerian Artists Dominate Bonhams Africa Now Auction

Nigerian Artists Dominate Bonhams Africa Now Auction

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ART AUCTION Artworks by celebrated Nigerian Artists dominated Bonhams Africa Now: Modern & Contemporary African Art sale in London with Ben Enwonwu’s Nigerian Symphony selling for US$ 147,097) inc. premium LONDON-Works by Nigerian  Full Article »

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Nigerian Symphony by Ben Enwonwu Set for Auction

Nigerian Symphony by Ben Enwonwu Set for Auction

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Nigerian Symphony, a painting celebrating Nigeria’s independence by the father of Nigerian Modernism Ben Enwonwu is expected to make auction record at Bonhams Africa Now – Modern & Contemporary African Art sale.  Full Article »

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Bonhams South African Art Sale Led By Jacob Pierneef

Bonhams South African Art Sale Led By Jacob Pierneef

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Bushveld Scene with Trees and Anthills, a landscape painting by the famous South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef topped South African Art Sale in London, selling for US$110,399. Image: Bonhams ART  Full Article »

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‘The Red Dress’ by Irma Stern on Sale at Bonhams in London

‘The Red Dress’ by Irma Stern on Sale at Bonhams in London

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Irma Stern’s portrait painting of a young Cape Malay woman titled The Red Dress leads Bonhams The South African Sale that will also include artworks by famous South African artists. Image:  Full Article »

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Sotheby’s African Art Auction Makes $3,611,376 in London

Sotheby’s African Art Auction Makes $3,611,376 in London

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Sunflowers, an oil on canvas painting by Irma Stern, sold for $538,524 at Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary African Art auction in London. Image: Sotheby’s ART AUCTION NEWS Sotheby’s Modern and  Full Article »

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Young African Artists Gradually Take Over

Young African Artists Gradually Take Over

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Mulami Mushidimuka (The modern shepherd), a C-print photograph by Maurice Mbikayi, one of the young African artists at the 1: 54 Contemporary African Art Fair in New York. Image: Officine  Full Article »

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Bonhams South African Art Auction Shows Demand for Old Masters

Bonhams South African Art Auction Shows Demand for Old Masters

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The Hammer Worker, a bronze sculpture by Anton van Wouw topped the Bonhams  South African art auction in London, selling for US$ 121,115 inc. premium. Image: Bonhams ART AUCTION Works by  Full Article »

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Victor Ehikhamenor: Art, Prejudice, and Success

Victor Ehikhamenor: Art, Prejudice, and Success

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Child Of The Sky Performance Drawing by Victor Ehikhamenor who will represent Nigeria at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Image:  Victor Ehikhamenor ARTCENTRON CELEBRATED /VISUAL ARTIST The selection of Victor Ehikhamenor  Full Article »

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Ben Enwonwu’s Anyanwu Tops Bonhams Modern Africa Art Sale

Ben Enwonwu’s Anyanwu Tops Bonhams Modern Africa Art Sale

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Anyanwu, a bronze sculpture by Ben Enwonwu surpassed estimates at the Bonhams Modern Africa Sale in London, selling for $ 441,799. Image: Bonhams ART AUCTION Anyanwu by Ben Enwonwu sold  Full Article »

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Top 10 Contemporary African Art Sold at Africa Now

Top 10 Contemporary African Art Sold at Africa Now

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Reservoir, a Charcoal and pastel drawing by South African artist William Joseph Kentridge, was Top 10 Contemporary African Art Sold at Africa Now. Image: Bonhams ART AUCTIONS| ART South African  Full Article »

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Artworks By Contemporary African Artists in London

Artworks By Contemporary African Artists in London

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Apesar de tudo by Celestino Mudaulane on display at the 1:54 Contemporary African Art in London. Image: Image: Courtesy of Galeria 111 ART FAIR| ART 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in  Full Article »

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Contemporary African Art Fair Gains Visibility in London

Contemporary African Art Fair Gains Visibility in London

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Praise and Worship Dancer by Victor Ehikhamenor, one of the sculptures on display at the London Contemporary African Art Fair. Image: Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) ART FAIR: Contemporary African Art  Full Article »

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Baltimore Museum of Art Must See Fall Shows

Baltimore Museum of Art Must See Fall Shows

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Le-dejeuner-sur-l’herbe: Les Trois Femmes Noires by Mickalene Thomas is one of the images on view in On Paper: Finding Form, one of the Fall exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of  Full Article »

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African Artists Set New Records at Africa Now

African Artists Set New Records at Africa Now

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El Anatsui’s Used Towel 1999, shows the growth of Africa on the global art market by setting new auction price.  Carved, incised and painted wood in 25 pieces. 81 x  Full Article »

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Someday Hope Will Instantly Match Reality

Someday Hope Will Instantly Match Reality

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Rom Isichei, Mutations and the Gilded Apostle 2015 is one of works in Someday. Installation of 18 panels 96x144in. Image courtesy of the artist  REVIEW: Rom Isichei’s Someday Is Today reflects  Full Article »

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Georgia Museum of Art Hires Shawnya Harris as Curator

Georgia Museum of Art Hires Shawnya Harris as Curator

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Shawnya L. Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art. Image courtesy of Georgia Museum of Art ART NEWS Georgia Museum of Art Hires Curator  Full Article »

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Exhibition: Guests Dine at Opening of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Exhibition: Guests Dine at Opening of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

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Gallery founder Richard F. Taittinger and Mani de Osu at the opening of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Image courtesy of Richard Taittinger Gallery ART NEWS Guests join featured artists  Full Article »

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Nok Terracotta Exhibit Ignites Debate About Looted Treasures

Nok Terracotta Exhibit Ignites Debate About Looted Treasures

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Nok sculpture, Head, Terracotta, first millennium BC. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt. Photo: Barbara Voss und Monika Heckner. Site of discovery: Kushe. Image courtesy of Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung ART REVIEW Nok: Origin of African  Full Article »

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Sculptures Reveal Hani Faisal’s Vision of Life in Egypt

Sculptures Reveal Hani Faisal’s Vision of Life in Egypt

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Hani Faisal, Contemplating, granite  52x68x34 cm 2014. Sculptures.  Image courtesy of Al Masar Gallery ART REVIEW Sculptures of Humans and Animals by Hani Faisal reveals a passion for details BY KAZAD  Full Article »

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Bonhams Restructures ‘Africa Now’ to Attract Collectors

Bonhams Restructures ‘Africa Now’ to Attract Collectors

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Benedict Chukwukadibia Enwonwu M.B.E (Nigerian, 1917-1994), Africa Dances,  oil on canvas, 105 x 114cm (41 5/16 x 44 7/8in). Estimated at £60,000 – 90,000-US$90,000 – 140,000. Image courtesy of Bonhams  Full Article »

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