Africa Now: Modern & Contemporary African Art
Wednesday 16 March 2011
New Bond Street, London
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There has been an explosion of interest in modern and contemporary art from Africa, and Bonhams 'Africa Now' auction remains at the forefront of the market. Created by artists from a multitude of cultures, African contemporary art reflects the complex heritage of this dynamic continent. Sales include the very best of post-war and contemporary art from across the African continent in various media including painting, sculpture, and drawing. Of particular interest are works by artists including El Anatsui, Marlene Dumas, Yinka Shonibare, Jimoh Buraimoh, William Kentridge, Romauld Hazoum, Ben Enwonwu, Georges Lilanga, Dumile Feni, Bruce Onobrakepeya, Cheri Samba, David Goldblatt, Zwelethu Mthethwa, and Guy Tillim among many others.
The catalogue is now online for the forthcoming sale, taking place in London on 16 March 2011.
To arrange a free and confidential auction valuation or for further advice on buying or selling at auction, please contact the department.
Current Auction Sale Entries
Ben (Benedict Chukwukadibia) Enwonwu, M.B.E (Nigerian, 1917-1994), Africa Dances, 1964
Estimate: £25,000 - 35,000
Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932), Peace, Health, Long Life And Wealth (Ufuoma, Omakpokpo, Otovwe & Idolo), 1999
Estimate: £12,000 - 18,000
Previously Sold Auction Highlights
Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932), Environmental regeneration
Sold for $42,700
Robert Griffiths Hodgins (South African, born 1920), Father and son takeover time
Sold for $20,130