ÌMỌ̀ DÁRA Reading List

Three Dealers Share Their Summer Recommendations

August 09, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

African art books of 2019 recommended by three dealers.


Changing Narratives with Endy C. Ezeluomba

The curator of African art at the New Orleans Museum of Art on restitution and the future of African art.

July 26, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Ndubuisi “Endy” C. Ezeluomba, Françoise Billion Richardson Curator of African Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art, shares his thoughts on restitution, connecting the classic and contemporary, and the future of African art.


Collector Spotlight

Anahita Sadighi, Berlin

July 22, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"Do enough research before you buy something and to buy from great dealers."


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Send It Back!

Chronicling the African Art Repatriation Debate

July 05, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

As the debate about the restitution and repatriation of looted African artworks and cultural artefacts rages on, we chronicle the timeline of events that have and continue to shape the question, should Western museums send back looted African art.


Something That Binds

Preview of 'IncarNations: African Art as Philosophy'

June 30, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

'IncarNations. African Art as Philosophy' crosses the African continent in search of the essence of African art. Preview the show and hear from its curator, Kendell Geers, by reading his opening speech to the exhibition.


Art of the Hemba and Luba Peoples

June 26, 2019 By: Dr. David Zemanek

Sacral royalty and the belief in the great ancestors strongly influenced the masterpieces of the Luba and Hemba. The sculptures of both ethnic groups, however, show significant differences.