What Sold at BRAFA 2020

February 09, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

BRAFA signals the start of the 2020 African art season. We review this year's edition and highlight some of the works that sold.


Classic Blue

Pantone's 2020 Colour of the Year in African Art

February 03, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Classic Blue is the Pantone 2020 'Colour of the Year'. We highlight examples of this year's colour in African art.


2020 Hotlist: Exhibitions to See This Year

Mark Your Calendars

January 18, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

From Lynette Yiadom-Boakye at Tate Britain to Sahel at the Met, here are this year’s must-see museum exhibitions.


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Send It Back!

Chronicling the African Art Repatriation Debate

December 17, 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.


Collector Spotlight

Leif Birger Holmstedt, Denmark

December 15, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"When I began collecting, I initially made a few purchasing mistakes. I was impressed by exciting 'hybrid' masks... I quickly got rid of these decorative ornamental pieces in favour of objects that had been consecrated and used in various forms of ceremonies and rituals."


Reflections on Art X Lagos 2019

December 09, 2019 By: Kathryn Cua

Art X Lagos has contributed to Africa’s continental rise in contemporary art fairs. We reflect on the success of the fourth edition of the Lagos art fair.