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Chronicling the African Art Repatriation Debate

July 22, 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

Anahita Sadighi, Berlin

July 22, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

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


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.


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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.


The Marceau Rivière Collection

Preview of the Upcoming Sotheby's Auction

June 16, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

The Sotheby's sale of the Marceau Rivière COllection kicks off tomorrow! Here's what to keep an eye out for during the auction.


Artist Spotlight

Kofi Cole, United States

June 13, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

'Kofi Cole', the artist pseudonym used by African art historian Herbert M. Cole, creates miniature versions of classic African figures and masks. In this Artist Spotlight, we hear from Kofi Cole about his love of African art and his creations which praise the small.