African Modern & Contemporary Art


Invitation to Consign

Sotheby’s remains the global market leader in dedicated Modern and Contemporary African auctions. With over 200 world records achieved, our specialised platform continues to champion the work of African artists, underscoring the rising global interest in this category. We are now inviting consignments for our upcoming auctions, which will include 20th and 21st century fine art from across the African continent and diaspora. Sotheby’s is your best resource to buy and sell Contemporary African Art such as a modern abstract painting, drawing, collage, photograph, installation or sculpture by El Anatsui, Ben Enwonwu, Gerard Sekoto, Ibrahim El Salahi, Yusuf Grillo, Demas Nwoko, Skunder Boghossian, Malangatana Ngwenya, Iba N’Diaye, Papa Ibra Tall, Sam Ntiro, Uzo Egonu, Uche Okeke, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Irma Stern, Nicholas Hlobo, William Kentridge, Chéri Samba, Billie Zangewa, Abdoulaye Konate, Ouattara Watts, and other artists from Angola, Benin, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe or other countries in Africa.

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If you wish to enquire about the possibility of offering a work in one of Sotheby's African Modern & Contemporary Art sales, please click here.

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+44 207 293 5696

Upcoming Valuation Days

Miami, U.S. | Thursday 11 April – Friday 12 April

For appointments, please contact Hannah O’Leary.

March 2024 Modern and Contemporary African Art Auction

Exhibition Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm


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