Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’

Scenes and Looks Inspired by Classic African Art

August 09, 2020 By: 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.


Knife Groups

Iron Forests

August 01, 2020 By: Ethan Rider

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, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

African art books of 2020 as recommended by seven scholars.


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The Collection of Sidney & Bernice Clyman

June 27, 2020 By: 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".


"The question is not about location but ownership."

Okeke-Agulu on the Looting, Market, and Restitution of Igbo Alusi Figures

June 26, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Chika Okeke-Agulu, Professor of African and American Diaspora Art at Princeton University, is calling for the halt of the sale of two Igbo alusi figures in the upcoming Christie's sale. We speak to him to find out why.


Parcours des Mondes 2020

Interview with Fair Director, Pierre Moos

June 24, 2020 By: Adenike Cosgrove

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, Parcours des Mondes is going ahead this year, much to the surprise of many. Have the organisers done enough to ensure visitor safety? You decide.