News about African Art
Bonhams devotes Nov. 15 sale to South African artist William Kentridge
LONDON – Bonhams will hold its first sale dedicated to works by the radical South African artist William Kentridge (b. 1955-). A Focus on William Kentridge, consisting of 20 lots, will take place on Tuesday, November 15 at Bonhams New Bond Street, London. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
African American magazine archives shared by Smithsonian and Getty
WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES – A consortium comprising the Ford Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Mellon Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution, announced July 28 the official transfer of ownership of the acclaimed Johnson Publishing Company (JPC) archive to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American […]
Women photographers from African diaspora showcased in Phoenix
PHOENIX – This summer, Phoenix Art Museum will present And Let It Remain So: Women of the African Diaspora, a major photography exhibition showcasing the work of five photographers, all of whom explore the ways in which their experiences of the African diaspora influence their understandings of identity, place and belonging. The exhibition will be […]
Swann offers important African American art in March 31 sale
NEW YORK — On Thursday, March 31, Swann Galleries will hold its next sale of African American Art. The spring offering will feature many scarce and significant Modern, Post-war and Contemporary artworks, including 28 lots from a distinguished private collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.