S otheby’s is pleased to present the October 2022 Modern & Contemporary African Sale in London. Taking place in tandem with renowned art fairs such as Frieze London and 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the auction features a diverse selection of highly coveted and culturally significant works spanning the breadth of African history. A carefully assembled curatorial offering, the auction showcases iconic works by Modern Masters alongside the new and exciting production of trailblazing artists presently working on the continent. Highlights of the sale include works by highly sought-after artists including El Anatsui, Ben Enwonwu, Kudzanai Violet Hwami, William Kentridge, Dame Magdalene Odundo, Yusuf Grillo, Mohamed Melehi, Iba N'diaye, Isshaq Ismail, Aboudia, Samuel Fosso, Madgalene Odundo, Foster Sakyiamah and Nedia Were, as well as a standout selection of South African works from a prestigious private collection.
Sotheby's Spotlight: Modern and Contemporary African Art Auction
Featured Lot: Ben Enwonwu, Anyanwu
Featured Lot: Yusuf Grillo, Mother and Child
Mother and Child