About Us
Our Modern & Contemporary African Art department hold six auctions annually, two in London and one in New York and Paris, as well as two online-only auctions throughout the year.

We offer specialist expertise in the artistic movements across this dynamic continent and remain at the forefront of the market with world records for works including Ben Enwonwu's Tutu, which sold for £1.2million. The department also hold strong results for artists such as El Anatsui, Yusuf Grillo, William Kentridge, Yinka Shonibare, Romauld Hazoumé, Malangatana, Skunder Boghossian, Bruce Onobrakpeya and Cheri Samba, among many others.

Buying and Selling with Bonhams
Our team of specialists are based in London and Paris and are further supported by our international network, who can advise private collectors, as well as corporate and public institutions, on all aspects of their collections. You can contact us directly to consign an artwork or visit our digital Selling Hub for valuations on consignments to future sales.

You can also buy and sell through Private Sale. Bonhams' Private Sales provide clients with a bespoke approach to buying and selling, outside of the auction calendar. Whether you are looking for a specific artwork or to sell an object, our global team is on hand to help research, source or sell on your behalf. Contact a specialist below for more information.


Upcoming Auctions