African Modern & Contemporary Art

Overview

Sotheby’s Contemporary African Art sales have achieved over 60 world records in 2 years, championing the work of African artists and 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.

Upcoming Valuation Days:
11-12 July – Paris
11-13 September – Johannesburg, South Africa
16-18 September - Lagos, Nigeria
23-26 September – New York, USA

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 Bodys Isek Kingelez, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Claudette Schreuders, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Mohau Modisakeng, Athi-Patra Ruga, El Anatsui, Irma Stern, Nicholas Hlobo, William Kentridge, Chéri Samba, Ben Enwonwu, Gerard Sekoto, Ibrahim El Salahi, Yusuf Grillo, Skunder Boghossian, Uzo Egonu, William Kentridge, Julie Mehretu, Abdoulaye Konate, Ouattara Watts, El Anatsui, Marlene Dumas, David Goldblatt, Pascale Marthine Tayou and other artists from Algeria, Angola, Benin, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or other countries in Africa.

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Consignments

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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