2021 State of the African Art Market

Voice of the Collector

February 17, 2021 By: Adenike Cosgrove

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected collector acquisitions and how are they engaging with their collections? Explore the latest report to uncover how the African art market is expected to evolve.


Ultimate Gray + Illuminating

Pantone's 2021 Colour of the Year in African Art

January 09, 2021 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Ultimate Gray and Illuminating are the Pantone 2021 'Colours of the Year'. We highlight examples of this year's colours in African art.


Collector Spotlight

Prince Dr. Yemisi Shyllon, Nigeria

December 22, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"The question arises as to how prepared we are to rightly receive, manage, and handle those works on their return. Are we psychologically ready? Are we infrastructurally ready, technically ready, scientifically ready?"


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Send It Back!

Chronicling the African Art Repatriation Debate

December 16, 2020 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.


Dealer Spotlight

Alain Dufour, France

December 07, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"We are seeing the emergence of a new clientele from Africa... I think that in the longer term, Africans are going to re-appropriate many objects from their culture."


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Masterworks from the Ceil Pulitzer Collection of African Art

December 06, 2020 By: Susan Kloman

Highlighting the best works from the Ceil Pulitzer Collection of African Art, put together over more than 30 years.