Contemporary African Art

Strong sales at 1-54 fair—with more African dealers than ever

Twenty galleries from Africa are among 47 exhibitors at the fair in London this week, with some taking advantage of the UK's newly relaxed pandemic travel rules

Being young, Black and collecting art: my life in the art world

The trials and tribulations of building an art collection

Kapwani Kawanga wins Duchamp Prize with installation referencing African independence

Paris-based artist's work recreates flower arrangements that featured at diplomatic events connected to independence ceremonies in African countries

Art fairsanalysis

'If you're coming to buy, you have two hours to do it': what it's like at London's real-life 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

In the absence of the major fairs and auctions, Modern and contemporary African art is in the spotlight in London this week

Art marketanalysis

'You have the right to culture with a capital C': Africa's growing collecting class shifts focus to home

From Marrakech to Cape Town, the continent's growing fairs and auctions scene is catering to a burgeoning domestic buying base

Angola freezes assets of billionaire and her art collector husband

Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman, is married to Sindika Dokolo who has been working for years on repatriating works to the African continent

African art gallery co-founded by Hemingway's son opens Tribeca storefront

The gallery originally opened in the 1970s as a venue for the launch party of Hemingway's memoir

Special: the rise and rise of contemporary African art

On the eve of the 1-54 fair for contemporary African art, we talk to an artist, a curator, an art fair founder, a gallerist and an auctioneer about the long overdue recognition of the diverse art of a continent. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Jackson Pollock and Thornton Dial given equal billing in Met exhibition

Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation acquisition go on show among New York museum's collection

UK artist Yinka Shonibare brings African and diaspora artists to London

Show honours Africa’s contribution to abstraction, beauty and politics at "a time of affirmative difference"

Largest show of contemporary African art in Brazil opens latest leg

Exhibition at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil mixes "traditional and modern, colonial and post-colonial, local and global"

Also Known As Africa fair extends its purview to 'global South'

Third edition to highlight spiritual, cultural and commercial links between the continent and parallel regions

Is interest in African art on the rise in the Middle East?

An increased presence of African galleries at this edition of Art Dubai could signify a flourishing regional market

Muholi defies stigma and stereotypes at the Stedelijk

Around 80 pictures spanning over a decade are on display in Amsterdam

Fondation Louis Vuitton offers a snapshot of contemporary African art

The art of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa make a big impact in Paris

Five millennia of African art and history go on show in Paris

Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac tracks African roots and African routes in its upcoming exhibition

Okwui Enwezor's curation examines the effects of post-colonialism on Africa’s artistic output

“The short century: liberation and independence in Africa 1945-94”, creates a “critical biography of Africa”