There has been an explosion of interest in modern and contemporary art from Africa, and Bonhams remains at the forefront of the market with world records for works including Ben Enwonwu's Tutu, selling for £1.2million. Our Modern & Contemporary African Art auctions in London and New York feature artists from a multitude of cultures, reflecting the complex heritage of this dynamic continent and its tremendous potential for investment.

Of particular interest are works by artists including El Anatsui, Ben Enwonwu, Yusuf Grillo, Yinka Shonibare, Romauld Hazoumé, Malangatana, Skunder Boghossian, Bruce Onobrakepeya, and Cheri Samba, among many others.

To arrange a free and confidential auction appraisal or for further advice on buying or selling at auction, please contact the department.


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