Slade to Zaria

Slade to Zaria—which refers to the prominent art schools in London and Nigeria—is a contemporary art column by Chibundu Onuzo, a novelist and fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

'The art fair is a market, not a museum'

As this year's calendar gets under way—next stops, Delhi and Los Angeles—Chibundu Onuzo reflects on her experience at Frieze London to assess what these global events offer

A tale of two art worlds: how Black-centred art is often relegated to outside central London

The Association of Women in the Arts's first conference near Bond Street and the 'Lagos, Peckham, Repeat' exhibition in south London are worlds—and a lengthy commute—apart

Art stars of tomorrow? Four of my favourite artists from the Slade School degree show in London

Unburdened by lengthy texts, gushing profiles and auction prices, graduate exhibitions are a reminder of the subjective nature of art

Depictions of the Black figure are finally entering the Western canon—but where are the pot-bellied and love-handled bodies?

Artists are rushing to fill the wide gaps in museums' holdings of Black figurative art, but much of this work has an aspirational approach

Art fairscomment

Why, for me, Frieze London is a satellite art fair

Ahead of its time, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is more than just a satellite to the Regent's Park event

Why Black contemporary artists shouldn’t just be shown through a Western lens

When Black artists break through in the market, they are often described as 'discoveries', yet there's a long line of artists that came before them

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

The trials and tribulations of building an art collection

'If you are of the camp that wants to keep the art world an exclusive club, then look away now'

Silos are tight in the arts, but here's how musicians, artists and writers and can work together to bring in new audiences

Why are there so few black-owned galleries in London?

Despite the stars of so many artists of colour rising in the West, the trend is not reflected within the dealer community