LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS

To collect is a fundamental human trait but we must collect what we love and learn as much as we can. View highlights from extensive personal collections in our 'Collector Spotlights'.

Parcours des Mondes 2017

First Impressions by First-Timers

September 21, 2017 By: Deborah Dainese | Ilaria Pol Bodetto

Parcours des Mondes is over but the magic lives on for these two first-timers! Relive the experience of attending the world's best fair for Classic African art through fresh eyes.


Free Book: Dogon – Images & Traditions

September 18, 2017 By: Huib Blom

Dogon architecture, culture, and art has fascinated the West since the early twentieth century. Dutch photographer, Huib Blom's 'Dogon—Images & Traditions' sheds light on the landscapes, architectures, and art of the Malian ethnic group. What's more, the book is now free to download!


Exposing, Analyzing, & Understanding Inauthentic African Knives

An Ongoing Survey

September 14, 2017 By: Ethan Rider

Knives from Africa don’t resemble knives from anywhere else on the planet. Today however, the manufacture of reproduction weapons has increased. Learn what 'fake' is and how to spot inauthentic African knives.


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New Book: Africa, in the Shadow of the Gods

African Collections of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit

August 30, 2017 By: Adenike Cosgrove | Nicolas Rolland

September 2017 will see the publication of 'Africa, in the shadow of the gods', a book about the incredible history of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in African over the last three centuries. Never-before-seen classic African art masterpieces from the Congregation's collection are exposed for the first time.


Meet the African Art Museums of Instagram

August 27, 2017 By: Adenike Cosgrove

We've curated a list of 10 museums that regularly post images of African art masterpieces in their collections, keeping us in the know about recent acquisitions and events. Here are the museums with collections of stunning classic African art.


Artist Spotlight

Kendell Geers, South Africa

August 17, 2017 By: Adenike Cosgrove

South African born, Belgian artist Kendell Geers, uses art to challenge notions of identity. We hear from Kendell, in his own words, how classic African art has inspired his work and helped him question and define his identity.