Collector Spotlight

Sharon & John Hoffman, United States

November 26, 2019 By: Rachel Kabukala

"Buy the best artists and the best piece you can afford. And enjoy the journey!"


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Principles of African Greatness

November 17, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Through art, artists tell stories—stories of the world’s current complexity, but also visions of a world that could yet be. 'Heroes' features a selection of permanent-collection works from the National Museum of African Art that tell the story of key heroic principles and personages in Africa’s arts and history.


Collector Spotlight

Robert Wilson, United States

November 12, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"My favourite piece is the one I am looking at. My advice—you can never see too much. Look, look, look!"


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What Sold at Parcours des Mondes 2019

September 22, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Parcours des Mondes signals the start of the autumn African art season. We review the 2019 edition and highlight some of the works that sold this year.


Collector Spotlight

Marc Franklin, United States

September 01, 2019 By: Adenike Cosgrove

"Africa is the future; there’s no doubt. African art and its contemporary quality—its contemporary reliance on traditional aspects of aesthetics—is just too important to die. It can't."


Artist Spotlight

Cyprien Tokoudagba, Benin

August 31, 2019 By: Keiron Levine

Cyprien Tokoudagba's work illustrates traditional symbolism and motifs of Fon Vodun with Abomey history allowing for a rich, modern interpretation.