Modern & Contemporary African Art

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34-35 New Bond Street, W1A 2AA, London West End, UK
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Modern & Contemporary African Art


Modern & Contemporary African Art
Auction: Fri 2 Oct - Fri 9 Oct 2020
Exhibition: to Thu 8 Oct 2020
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


This October, Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary African Art is pleased to present a selection of exceptional works from across the African continent. As market leaders in the field, Sotheby’s sales of Modern and Contemporary African Art champion the work of African artists, and our upcoming auction includes a specially curated collection of paintings, photographs, drawings and sculpture from the 20th and 21st centuries.

2 – 9 October 2020 | London | full auction details

Sotheby’s has consistently achieved outstanding results for artists in this category. Since debuting in late 2016, Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary African Art sales have broken 75 artists’ auction records and have attracted collectors from more than 60 different countries across 6 continents. We are now inviting consignments for our upcoming auctions. Artists of interest include El Anatsui, Ben Enwonwu, Gerard Sekoto, Ibrahim El Salahi, Billie Zangewa, Yusuf Grillo, Irma Stern, Skunder Boghossian, Papa Ibra Tall, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Uzo Egonu, William Kentridge, Magdalene Odundo, Abdoulaye Konate, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Nicholas Hlobo, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Zanele Muholi and Pascale Marthine Tayou, among many others.

For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+44 207 293 5000

For all enquiries please contact:

Hannah O’Leary


Head of Modern & Contemporary African Art

+44 207 293 5696


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