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Contemporary African Art

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About Contemporary African Art

Description of Contemporary African Art
Examples of Contemporary African Art
Contemporary African Art Artists - 66
Auction Houses - 190

Contemporary African Art
The countries of Africa are well known for indigenous and culturally representative sculptures, textiles, and paintings. In the past, artists, art historians, and collectors have focused primarily on “traditional” African art, consisting of ceremonial masks, wood and ivory statues, and mud-cloth textiles. Today, Contemporary African Art has transformed beyond traditional subject matter and media into an art movement being exhibited, collected and discussed internationally. Contemporary African Art can be divided into the main geographic areas ... (view more)

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Examples of Contemporary African Art at Auction

Artists Associated with Contemporary African Art — 66 artists:

Martin Abossolo Albert Adams Kwabena Addo-Osafo Kunle Adegborioye El Dela Anatsui Owusu Ankomah Olatunde Asiru Kisito Assangni Getahun Assefa William James Sebastian Bailey Kenneth Bakker Farid Belkahia Mahdjoub Ben Bella Willie Bester Alexander Boghossian René Bokoko Jimoh Buraimoh Sokari Douglas Camp Norman Catherine Gail Catlin Laurence Anthony Chait Ahmed Cherkaoui Zenzele Chulu Gebre Kristos Desta Viye Diba Marlene Dumas Dumile Uzo Egonu Ekong Ekefrey Lalla Essaydi Ablade Glover David Goldblatt Robert Griffiths Hodgins

Christopher Chukwunenye Ibeto Emmanuel Jegede William Joseph Kentridge Dominique Kouas Wisdom Kudowor George Lilanga Colleen Madamombe Malangatana Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Judith Mason Mohammed Melehi Zwelethu Mthethwa Velaphi Mzimba Tunde Samuel Odunlade Nnenna Okore Aina Onabolu Bruce Onobrakpeya Richard Onyango Mary-Ann Orr Ben Osawe Jean Luc Parant Reinata Sadimba Passema Gerard Quenum Cheri Samba Yinka Shonibare Elias Sime Julien Sinzogan Irma Stern Memo Tessema Cyprien Tokoudagba Obiora Udechukwu Sue Williamson Sandile Zulu

Auction Houses that have sold Contemporary African Art works - 190

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