The Michel Périnet Collection

Preview of the Upcoming Christie’s Auction

May 31, 2021 By: Adenike Cosgrove

The sale of the Michel Périnet collection is set to be the highlight of the auction season. We ask the team behind the sale to share the one African artwork in the sale that they are most excited about.

Collector Spotlight

Barry Hecht, United States

April 25, 2021 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"You just have to see as much as you can and contact people. I'm always willing to give somebody an opinion. You just have to seek out the right people, see and touch things, deal with reliable dealers. That would be my major advice for people."

Africa Reborn

African Aesthetics in Contemporary Art

April 12, 2021 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Preview of the ‘Africa Reborn’ exhibition at the muse du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac.


New Book: Transitional Art of the Tikar from Cameroon

March 28, 2021 By: Dr. David Zemanek

Much of the classic African art in the market today was made during colonial times for a western audience. Dr. David Zemanek explains how local artists responded to increased demand by analysing Tikar art made by Cameroonian artists.

Chasing Asiru Olatunde’s Dreams

March 27, 2021 By: Molara Wood

Revisiting the 2005 exhibition at the John Martin Gallery devoted to the work by Nigerian artist, Asiru Olatunde.

1966 in African Art

March 22, 2021 By: Hermione Waterfield

Charting the people, places, and events that defined the year.