African Art

A Capital for African Art

Marrakech, which recently hosted the third edition of the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair – one of the foremost global art fairs dedicated to African art – has been the subject of a lot of buzz lately. The city has seen openings of many premier art institutions dedicated to promoting contemporary African art and artists… Read more »

Who Owns Africa’s Art?

A new major exhibition on the history and heritage of West Africa’s Sahel region  has reignited debates around the possession of African art and historical objects. “Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, brings together over 200 works of art from as early… Read more »