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Dr. Oliver E. Cobb, United States
September 09, 2020By: Adenike Cosgrove
"Subscribe to as many 'tribal' auctions as you can, use the internet, use Google for specific items and scan eBay where there just might be "that one piece" among all the decorative fakes... Dealers don't necessarily have an advantage over you."
Echoes and Agreements
Echi and Accordi
August 20, 2020By: Theophilus Marboah
Juxtaposing images from Africa and its diaspora with works from the European art canon to stimulates new ways to make sense of images of blackness.
Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’
Scenes and Looks Inspired by Classic African Art
August 09, 2020By: Adenike Cosgrove
Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is a “celebratory memoir for the world on the Black experience,” one that celebrates "the breadth and beauty of Black ancestry." We highlight how.
African art dealer, Ethan Rider showcases his love of African knives by photographing 'iron forests'.
ÌMỌ̀ DÁRA Reading List
Seven Curators on the Books They’re Reading This Summer
July 27, 2020By: Adenike Cosgrove
African art books of 2020 as recommended by seven scholars.
The Collection of Sidney & Bernice Clyman
June 27, 2020By: Adenike Cosgrove
Sotheby's New York will present the collection of Sidney & Bernice Clyman on 29 and 30 June. Alexander Grogan, Head of the Art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, explains why this sale is "special" and "unprecedented".
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