African Art

With nearly 50 artworks from more than 40 artists, the exhibition tells the story of key heroic principles and people in Africa’s arts and history, and it invites visitors to consider the core values…
The Museum of Modern Art announces a major gift of 45 works of African contemporary art from the prolific collector Jean Pigozzi.

New York – On May 2, a powerful sketch by Nelson Mandela, The Cell Door, Robben Island, sold for $112,575 at Bonhams Modern and Contemporary African Art sale. The wax…

Caravans of Gold draws on recent archaeological discoveries, including rare fragments from major medieval African trading centers like Sijilmasa, Gao, and Tadmekka. These “fragments in time” are seen…
This shimmering metallic woven cloth, imbued with innate Africanness, is the work of one of the most influential contemporary artists of today.

A powerful new exhibition at New York’s Sean Kelly Gallery, Ravelled Threads brings together work by ten African artists utilizing fabric in different ways. Cloth has cultural and…

"On November 13, Sotheby’s will begin the marquee New York auction week with the sale of one of the great American collections of non-western art: The Collection of Edwin and Cherie Silver.  This…