African Modern & Contemporary Art


Formed in 2016 in response to the vibrancy and growing market demand, Modern and Contemporary African Art is the newest department at Sotheby’s. Working alongside Sotheby’s specialists worldwide, our expertise and global reach is unrivalled.

Our sales in this category have broken over 50 artist records and have attracted collectors from 33 different countries across 6 continents, championing the work of artists from the African continent and underscoring the global interest in this collecting category in today’s market.

Should you wish to discuss works in your collection or need advice about buying and selling in our auctions of Modern and Contemporary African Art, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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