Opening a series of travelling exhibitions supporting the inaugural Modern and Contemporary African Art Sale in London on 16 May 2017, Sotheby’s was delighted to show a selection of highlights from the upcoming sale at Sotheby’s Paris from 1–7 April. In addition to our travelling exhibition and together with IAM Intense Art Magazine, Sotheby’s Paris played host to a round table discussion focusing on the history, growth and potential of the market for modern and contemporary art from Africa. Moderated by Céline Seror and Nadine Hounkpatin of IAM Magazine, the panel consisted of Cécile Fakhoury (Director of Galerie Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan), Nathalie Berghege-Compoint (Galerie Lelong, Paris), Victoria Mann (Founder and Director of Also Known as Africa art fair, Gervanne Léridon (collector) and Bathélémy Toguo (artist). Click ahead to read key quotes from the event.
Modern and Contemporary African Art
London 16 May 2017