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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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Whitney Gives Toyin Ojih Odutola First Solo Museum Show in New York

Whitney Gives Toyin Ojih Odutola First Solo Museum Show in New York

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A series of interconnected life-size portraits done in charcoal, pastel, pen, markers, and pencil is at the center of  Toyin Ojih Odutola show at the Whitney Museum of American Art.  Full Article »

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Goodman Gallery Looks Ahead With Yinka Shonibare MBE

Goodman Gallery Looks Ahead With Yinka Shonibare MBE

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The Pursuit, one of the amazing works by Yinka Shonibare MBE, who will now be represented by Goodman Gallery of South Africa.  Image: Goodman Gallery ART NEWS Yinka Shonibare MBE,  Full Article »

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Peju Alatise Addresses Girl Child Issues With ‘Flying Girls’

Peju Alatise Addresses Girl Child Issues With ‘Flying Girls’

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Flying Girls, an art installation by Peju Alatise presently on display at the 57th Venice Biennale, addresses issues affecting the girl child in Nigeria. Image: Peju Alatishe VENICE BIENNALE Discrimination against  Full Article »

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Forgotten Nigerian Artists Celebrated  at Venice Biennale

Forgotten Nigerian Artists Celebrated at Venice Biennale

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Installation view of Victor Ehikhamenor’s A Biography of the Forgotten, a large-scale installation celebrating Forgotten Nigerian Artists at the 57th Venice Biennale. Image: Victor Ehikhamenor VENICE BIENNALE Victor Ehikhamenor remembers Forgotten Nigerian  Full Article »

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Sotheby’s Takes on Bonhams for Works By Contemporary African Artists

Sotheby’s Takes on Bonhams for Works By Contemporary African Artists

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Earth Developing More Roots, a sculpture made from Aluminium bottle caps and copper wire by El Anatsui, is one of the works by contemporary African artists to be auctioned 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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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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African Artists Sit at the Dinner Table in New York

African Artists Sit at the Dinner Table in New York

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Halida Boughriet, Diner des anonymes (from the Pandora series), 2014. African Artists. Color photograph, 47.2 x 31.5 in (120 x 80 cm). Image courtesy of Richard Taittinger Galley, New York  Full Article »

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Hairstyles, Tattoos, Body Markings, and Women’s Pride

Hairstyles, Tattoos, Body Markings, and Women’s Pride

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Victor Ekpuk, Asian Uboikpa (Hip Sista) Series #.11, 2015, one of the paintings investigating the importance of hairstyles, tattoos and body markings of women in Diaspora. Image courtesy of Morton  Full Article »

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Bonhams Smashes Art Auction Records for Ben Enwonwu in London

Bonhams Smashes Art Auction Records for Ben Enwonwu in London

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Ben Enwonwu, The Durbar of Eid ul-Fitr, Kano, Nigeria, broke the artist’s previous best by selling for £193,250. Image courtesy of Bonhams ART AUCTION: Ben Enwonwu, one of Africa’s leading artists,  Full Article »

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