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An extraordinary collection of photographs in the double volume book, African Twilight, uncovers the vibrant world of traditional ceremonies and rites of passage from birth to death.
The sheer numbers associated with Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher’s work is startling: 40 years spent travelling across the continent, photographing 150 communities in 48 of the continent’s 54 countries.
Nú Barreto’s gripping show “Africa: Renversante, renversée” confronts the Pan-African dream with the unpalatable reality of a fragmented continent.
Amidst the big headlines and hashtags of #Africaisthefuture, #Africanow, Nú Barreto’s first solo show at Galerie Nathalie Obadia is a hard-hitting exhibition,
The 8th edition of Piasa’s dedicated African Art auction closed with €1Million sales, above the total pre-sales high estimate of €885,900.
Piasa’s excellent Contemporary African Art sales were driven by 52% of the artwork being sold for at least twice their high estimate, largely making up for the 32% (53 lots) that had remained unsold.
There is historical evidence that the Portuguese were present on the west coast of Africa in the 15th Century. Present day Nigeria fell under British Rule in the 19th century with the official protectorate signed only in 1901.
What happens to people’s identity and culture after at least six centuries of international trade,
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