Christie’s Collection Michel Périnet

9 Avenue Matignon: Paris, France

June 23, 2021 - June 23, 2021 Auction June 23, 2021 June 23, 2021 Europe/London Christie’s Collection Michel Périnet 9 Avenue Matignon: Paris, France

Michel Périnet was renowned for his taste and discretion. As a jeweller, he built the finest Art Nouveau collection, centered around the creations of René Lalique. Michel Périnet subsequently discovered and embraced Modern Art, particularly the work of Francis Picabia, and later discovered the Arts of Africa and Oceania, which sparked a lasting enthusiasm that would never leave him. His passion and tenacity, allowed him to build extraordinary collections, which bear the fruit of his rigorous work and legendary eye. On this occasion, Michel Périnet's collection of masterpieces of African, Oceanic and American art, of which many with exceptional provenance, will be unveiled to the public after having been safeguarded and treasured by Michel Périnet for as long as 50 years.


Bourgogne Tribal Show

Galerie Bruno Mory, Besanceuil F-71460: Bonnay, France

June 24, 2021 - June 27, 2021 Fair June 24, 2021 June 27, 2021 Europe/London Bourgogne Tribal Show Galerie Bruno Mory, Besanceuil F-71460: Bonnay, France

The Burgundy Tribal Show is the first international tribal art fair to be held in the countryside. In a rural setting, and a relaxed atmosphere conducive to discovery, the Burgundy Tribal Show offers its audience a distinctly different experience.


Africa Reborn: African Aesthetics In Contemporary Art

37 Quai Branly, 75007: Paris, France

February 09, 2021 - June 27, 2021 Exhibition February 09, 2021 June 27, 2021 Europe/London Africa Reborn: African Aesthetics In Contemporary Art 37 Quai Branly, 75007: Paris, France

Through a path exploring contemporary creation in all its forms, the exhibition examines relations between today’s art and old African arts. What common memory is there in work carried out in the studios of Annette Messager, ORLAN, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Chéri Samba, Alun Be, Théo Mercier or Emo de Medeiros? What have the now-classic African references become in the world of globalised, visual consumption? How have they come back to life? What political or social meanings do they bear when revived by Myriam Mihindou, Kader Attia, Romuald Hazoumé or Pascale Marthine Tayou, who have made new works of art for Africa Reborn?


Binoche et Giquello Art D’Afrique, D’Amérique, et D’Océanien

Room 1 & 7, Drouot-Richelieu, 9 rue Drouot: Paris, France

June 29, 2021 - June 29, 2021 Auction June 29, 2021 June 29, 2021 Europe/London Binoche et Giquello Art D’Afrique, D’Amérique, et D’Océanien Room 1 & 7, Drouot-Richelieu, 9 rue Drouot: Paris, France


Masterpiece London

South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, SW3 4LW: London, United Kingdom

June 24, 2021 - June 30, 2021 Fair June 24, 2021 June 30, 2021 Europe/London Masterpiece London South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, SW3 4LW: London, United Kingdom

Masterpiece London is the unmissable art fair at which visitors can view and buy the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery - from antiquity to the present day. The Fair offers an unparalleled opportunity for new and established collectors to discover exceptional works for sale across a range of price points from 160 international exhibitors and across every major market discipline.


Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Africa

Saint Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts Dr, MO 63110: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

April 18, 2021 - August 22, 2021 Exhibition April 18, 2021 August 22, 2021 Europe/London Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Africa Saint Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts Dr, MO 63110: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

With works spanning more than 2,000 years, Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Africa offers insights into the kingdoms that inhabited what is today the Sudanese Nile Valley. There, a series of civilizations flourished for more than 6,000 years. Through a majestic display of art and objects, this exhibition offers new ways of understanding Nubia’s history and contemporary relevance. The exhibition presents the Nubians’ artistic achievements, including magnificent jewellery, pottery, sculpture, metalwork, and more and showcases the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Through Nubian art, the exhibition examines concepts of power, representation, and cultural bias in the ancient world, in the early 20th century, and today.


Tribal Art London

The Mall Galleries: London, United Kingdom

September 01, 2021 - September 05, 2021 Fair September 01, 2021 September 05, 2021 Europe/London Tribal Art London The Mall Galleries: London, United Kingdom

Tribal Art London is the only Tribal Art Fair of its kind in the UK, showcasing a select group of exhibitors displaying tribal art from around the world. Each piece has been chosen for its quality and authenticity.


Parcours des Mondes

Saint-Germain-des-Prés: Paris, France

September 07, 2021 - September 12, 2021 Fair September 07, 2021 September 12, 2021 Europe/London Parcours des Mondes Saint-Germain-des-Prés: Paris, France

Parcours des Mondes is widely recognized as the world’s most important tribal art fair due to the quality and diversity of its participants. Since 2002, each year it has brought together some sixty galleries specializing in the arts of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.


TEFAF Maastricht

Forum 100, 6229 GV: Maastricht, The Netherlands

September 11, 2021 - September 19, 2021 Fair September 11, 2021 September 19, 2021 Europe/London TEFAF Maastricht Forum 100, 6229 GV: Maastricht, The Netherlands

TEFAF Maastricht is widely regarded as the world's premier fair for art, antiques and design. Featuring 275 prestigious dealers from some 20 countries, TEFAF Maastricht is a showcase for the finest art works currently on the market. Alongside the traditional areas of Old Master paintings, antiques and classical antiquities that cover approximately half of the fair, you can also find modern and contemporary art, photographs, jewelry, 20th century design and works on paper.


PAD London

Berkeley Square: London, United Kingdom

October 04, 2021 - October 10, 2021 Fair October 04, 2021 October 10, 2021 Europe/London PAD London Berkeley Square: London, United Kingdom

Set in the vibrant heart of Mayfair, PAD is London’s leading fair for 20th Century art, design and decorative arts. Inspiring a unique spirit of collecting, PAD epitomises how modern art, photography, design, decorative and tribal arts interact to reveal astonishing combinations and create the most individual and staggering interiors. Prominent international galleries from major cities across Europe, North America and Asia come together to offer an exceptional panorama of the most coveted and iconic works available on the market today. PAD is a place to discover and acquire pieces of museum quality with a distinct history. PAD cultivates eclecticism, authenticity and connoisseurship with passion and flair.


Frieze Masters

Regent’s Park: London, United Kingdom

October 13, 2021 - October 17, 2021 Fair October 13, 2021 October 17, 2021 Europe/London Frieze Masters Regent’s Park: London, United Kingdom

Frieze Masters features more than 130 leading modern and historical galleries from around the world, showcasing art from the ancient era and Old Masters to the late 20th century.


Frieze London

Regent’s Park: London, United Kingdom

October 13, 2021 - October 17, 2021 Fair October 13, 2021 October 17, 2021 Europe/London Frieze London Regent’s Park: London, United Kingdom

Frieze London features more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries. View and buy art from over 1,000 of today’s leading artists, and experience the fair’s critically acclaimed curated sections and Talks programme.


James Barnor: Accra/London – A Retrospective

Serpentine North Gallery, West Carriage Drive, W2 2AR: London, United Kingdom

May 19, 2021 - October 22, 2021 Exhibition May 19, 2021 October 22, 2021 Europe/London James Barnor: Accra/London – A Retrospective Serpentine North Gallery, West Carriage Drive, W2 2AR: London, United Kingdom

The Serpentine presents a major survey of British-Ghanaian photographer James Barnor, whose career spans six decades, two continents and numerous photographic genres through his work with studio portraiture, photojournalism, editorial commissions and wider social commentary. A major survey of British-Ghanaian photographer James Barnor, whose career as a studio portraitist, photojournalist and Black lifestyle photographer spans six decades and records major social and political changes in London and Accra.


PAD Paris

Jardin des Tuileries: Paris, France

October 18, 2021 - October 24, 2021 Fair October 18, 2021 October 24, 2021 Europe/London PAD Paris Jardin des Tuileries: Paris, France

PAD, pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has been reinventing for the past 20 years the Cabinet d’Amateur and the notion of eclecticism, anticipating the aesthetic aspirations of its time. Season after season, it offers an intimate cocoon to those who have made decorative arts and design the core of their collection, driven by passion and heritage. Every edition evolves in aim to create an unprecedented dialogue between modern art, historical and contemporary design and jewellery. This year will give greater room to Primitive Art, and will highlight the vitality of raising such perspectives. The engaging aspect of PAD is its invitation to enter a personal collection, conceived by a selection of local and international art dealers – all of whom are leaders in their fields, eager to address each passionate collector in a unique manner. In this salon, mind is enlivened and imagination is exhilarated, as entering a place where the contemporary taste for 20th and 21st Century decorative art is born.


Tribal Art Fair

The Duif: Amsterdam, Netherlands

October 28, 2021 - October 31, 2021 Fair October 28, 2021 October 31, 2021 Europe/London Tribal Art Fair The Duif: Amsterdam, Netherlands

At the Tribal Art Fair you can find objects from Oceania, Africa, Asia and North and South America. The exhibition include jewellery, sculptures, textiles, masks, implements and furniture. All objects at the Fair will be judged by experts of that region. At the TAF Amsterdam, twenty renowned art dealers from Holland and abroad will display their best pieces.


Bonhams Modern and Contemporary African Art

4 Rue de la Paix, 75002: Paris, France

November 12, 2021 - November 12, 2021 Auction November 12, 2021 November 12, 2021 Europe/London Bonhams Modern and Contemporary African Art 4 Rue de la Paix, 75002: Paris, France


Clay—Modeling African Design

University Collections Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street: Cambridge, United States

November 17, 2018 - November 14, 2021 Exhibition November 17, 2018 November 14, 2021 Europe/London Clay—Modeling African Design University Collections Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street: Cambridge, United States

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. A selection of more than 50 works on loan from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, including those by newly discovered Nigerian artist Alice Osayewe, are shown alongside works from the Harvard Art Museums permanent collections, such as a recently acquired contemporary photograph by Afro-futurist artist Alexis Peskine.


Heroes: Principles of African Greatness

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue: Washington, D.C., United States

November 13, 2019 - November 14, 2021 Exhibition November 13, 2019 November 14, 2021 Europe/London Heroes: Principles of African Greatness Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue: Washington, D.C., United States

Be your best. This is the quest that the greatest of heroes model for us. Through their journeys, struggles, and triumphs, exceptional individuals exemplify values that we celebrate in tales of heroic accomplishment. Through art, artists tell such stories—stories of the world’s current complexity, but also visions of a world that could yet be. Heroes: Principles of African Greatness features artworks from the National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection that tell the story of key heroic principles and personages in Africa’s arts and history. Throughout, core values are considered as each artwork is paired with a specific historic African individual who embodies the value expressed in the selected work. Discover Africa’s heroes—some well-known, others perhaps surprising—and see artworks in new ways.


ART X Lagos

Online: Online

November 04, 2021 - November 21, 2021 Fair November 04, 2021 November 21, 2021 Europe/London ART X Lagos Online: Online

ART X Lagos is West Africa’s premier international art fair, designed to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and its Diaspora. Launched in 2016, the art fair has since become a cornerstone of the Lagos art calendar, drawing local patrons and a host of international collectors, curators, and critics annually.


Craving for Humanity. The World of Barthélémy Toguo

37 Quai Branly, 75007: Paris, France

April 07, 2021 - December 05, 2021 Exhibition April 07, 2021 December 05, 2021 Europe/London Craving for Humanity. The World of Barthélémy Toguo 37 Quai Branly, 75007: Paris, France

From watercolours of suffering bodies, sometimes strewn with nails, to monumental installations asking questions about our planet’s future, the angle of intimate and collective experiences is used by the Fondation Dapper to explore the works of Barthélémy Toguo in a monograph coordinated by the foundation’s director, Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau.


BRAFA

Tour & Taxis: Brussels, Belgium

January 23, 2022 - January 30, 2022 Fair January 23, 2022 January 30, 2022 Europe/London BRAFA Tour & Taxis: Brussels, Belgium

Brafa is one of the leading European art and antiques fairs. Here, all art works on show are for sale and quality and authenticity are two of the key requirements exhibitors face. Brafa is an eclectic fair which encompasses a variety of specialities, from antiquity to the 21st century, including archaeology, Oceanic art, African art...


Samuel Fosso

The European House of Photography, 5/7 Rue de Fourcy, 75004: Paris, France

October 11, 2021 - March 13, 2022 Exhibition October 11, 2021 March 13, 2022 Europe/London Samuel Fosso The European House of Photography, 5/7 Rue de Fourcy, 75004: Paris, France

The MEP presents the first major retrospective dedicated to the Franco-Cameroonian photographer Samuel Fosso. This major exhibition, which spans 50 years of career, looks back on a work that today occupies a central place on the international artistic scene. Emblematic series, more confidential works and unpublished youth photographs complement each other to retrace a journey that oscillates between intimate introspection and collective narratives.


TEFAF New York Spring

Park Avenue Armory: New York, United States

May 06, 2022 - May 10, 2022 Fair May 06, 2022 May 10, 2022 Europe/London TEFAF New York Spring Park Avenue Armory: New York, United States

As the world's most buoyant art market, New York City provides the ideal context for a TEFAF Fair outside Maastricht. We are proud to present TEFAF New York Spring, with a focus on modern and contemporary art and design. The Fair’s timing in early May is intended to coincide with auctions, exhibitions, and other fairs in New York dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design. The historic Park Avenue Armory provides the prime Manhattan location and setting for the world’s leading art dealers to meet with curators and collectors.