Miami Art Week 2022 Trend Watch 👀

On the Uses (and Abuses) of Traditional African Art

December 12, 2022 By: Kevin D. Dumouchelle

A review of the classic African art themes and trends at Art Basel Miami Beach and Untitled art fair (November 29 - December 3, 2022).


The Béatrice and Patrick Caput Collection

Preview of the upcoming Christie’s auction

October 18, 2022 By: Adenike Cosgrove

The Caput sale promises to be the classic African art auction highlight of 2022. WIll it live up to expectations?


Send It Back!

Chronicling the African Art Repatriation Debate

October 16, 2022 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.


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Islamic Influence in the Work of Yorùbá Sculptor Bámigbóyè

October 16, 2022 By: James Green

The Yale University Art Gallery presents an examination of the 50-year career of Yoruba artist Moshood Olúṣọmọ Bámigbóyè (ca. 1885–1975), reuniting masterworks from his workshop in the exhibition, ‘Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition.’


A Review of Parcours des Mondes 2022

Time for Renewal

September 17, 2022 By: Adenike Cosgrove

The 2022 edition of Parcours des Mondes opened on Tuesday 06 September. We review the highs and lows of this year's edition.


Collector Spotlight

Serge Tiroche, Israel

May 12, 2022 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"The idea of the Africa First Collection was to leave the bar and only focus on the bell... Today we're focusing more on discovery."