Modern and Contemporary African Art

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34-35 New Bond Street, W1A 2AA, London, UK
Open: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


Modern and Contemporary African Art


Modern and Contemporary African Art
Auction: Thu 14 Oct - Wed 20 Oct 2021
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


Sotheby’s is the largest auctioneer to offer specialist sales of Modern African Art and offers unrivalled expertise and market intelligence in this field. Since debuting in late 2016, Sotheby’s has consistently achieved outstanding results for artists in this category; our Modern African Art sales have achieved nearly 90 world records and have attracted collectors from more than 60 different countries across six continents, championing the work of African artists and underscoring the rising global interest in this category. 


Following another successful sale in March 2021, we are now inviting consignments for our upcoming auctions, which will include a specially curated collection of paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture from the 20th and 21st centuries from across the African continent and diaspora.


Ben Enwonwu

The Court of the Oba of Benin

Estimate: £60,000-80,000

For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+44 207 293 5000

For all sale enquiries please contact:

Hannah O’Leary


Head of Modern African Art

+44 20 7293 5696


Adriana La Lime


Modern African Art

+44 20 7293 5463


Enahoro OhiomaBelo

Department Assistant

Modern African Art

+44 20 7293 6323


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