African Art

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…

Travel with the Block Museum along routes crossing the Sahara Desert to a time when West African gold fueled expansive trade and drove the movement of people, culture, and religious beliefs. 

This shimmering metallic woven cloth, imbued with innate Africanness, is the work of one of the most influential contemporary artists of today. A hanging sculpture made of aluminium bottle-caps,…

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…