African Child Figures Are (Usually) Not Dolls

May 22, 2020 By: Herbert M. Cole

They are often not "dolls." Collectors and dealers should know better than to perpetuate an inaccurate label for widely used, spiritually sanctioned 'child' figures that belong to hopeful African mothers. Let's get rid of an erroneous stereotype.


Collector Spotlight

Leinuo Zhang, Milan

May 07, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"You see how you look in the mirror, but you see exactly who you are in art. I feel myself, I see myself in African art. This is a vital reason that I began collecting. I feel that I cannot live without them."


Collector Spotlight

Anna Demina, Milan

April 10, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"To reduce the human form to its basic elements and do it perfectly... you immediately understand this is the human body and only geometrical forms are left of it."


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Migrating Objects

Preview of the Peggy Guggenheim African Art Exhibition

April 05, 2020 By: Kathryn Cua

Everyone knows Peggy Guggenheim for her Modern art collection, but she collected exceptional classic African art too.


TEFAF Maastricht

Showcasing African Art at the 2020 Edition

March 16, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

If like us, you didn’t make it to TEFAF in time, don’t worry, we got you. Browse the African art exhibited at this year's TEFAF Maastricht.


2020 State of the African Art Market

Voice of the Collector

February 27, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Discover who today’s collectors of African art are, what they are buying, and how they think the market will evolve over the next few years in ÌMỌ̀ DÁRA's 2020 State of the African Art Market report.