artnet news | Brian Boucher:

The fair’s third New York edition brings artists from eight nations out of Africa’s 54.

With African artists owning just 0.01 percent of the secondary market of the art trade, as the head of Sotheby’s new African art department recently pointed out, the growing 1:54 fair (one Africa, 54 countries) aims to pump up a tiny sector that has been largely neglected. Now in its third edition in the sunny, airy main hall at Brooklyn’s Pioneer Works ….read more 

Image | Boris Nzebo, Laissez-Nous Sortir (2016)| Jack Bell.