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Celebrated Nigerian artist, Ben Enwonwu dominates a lacklustre Modern & Contemporary African Art Auction at Bonhams.

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Ben Enwonwu, Portrait of Marianne, 1972. Modern & Contemporary African Art Auction at Bonhams
Ben Enwonwu, Portrait of Marianne, 1972. Modern & Contemporary African Art Auction at Bonhams

Bonhams‘s customary modern and contemporary African Art auction yields a little over £2 million, barely over the aggregate of the presales low estimate.

The £2 million of sales is a lacklustre result for an auction held during Frieze London and on the opening day of the Contemporary African Art Fair 1:54, when international collectors flock to london and are expected to be on a spending spree.

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Time-sensitive opportunities for African artists

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The journey to developing an artistic practice is long and tortuous. We gather in our “art opportunities” posts, time-sensitive opportunities for the attention of African performing and visual artists. Here are 4 opportunities for October. Good luck with your applications. 

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Otobong Nkanga wins the inaugural Lise Wilhelmsen Art Award

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Artist Otobong Nkanga Winner of the inaugural Lise Wilhelmsen Art Award
Artist Otobong Nkanga Winner of the inaugural Lise Wilhelmsen Art Award

The Norwegian museum, The Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, has awarded its inaugural Lise Wilhelmsen Art prize of $100,000 to Nigerian-born artist Otobong Nkanga.

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Only 1% of 2018 cultural infrastructure is located in Africa

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The City of Culture in Tunis, Ministry of Culture,
The City of Culture in Tunis, Ministry of Culture, 2018

The latest Cultural Infrastructure Index has been published, and only 3 projects out of the 270 completed or announced worldwide in 2018 are located in Africa. 

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