Auction houses, wealthy Kenyans boost East African art scene

Reuters | Edith Honan:

 

With growing interest from international auction houses and a flourishing gallery scene at home, East African art is catching on with global collectors and a new generation of local buyers. Artists such as Kenyan painter Michael Soi are now fixtures at auction house Bonhams’s Africa Now annual contemporary art sale in London. The Circle Art Agency’s auction of East African art in Nairobi fetched more than $190,000 in sales earlier this month… Read more

People are seen at a stall at the Kenya Art Fair 2015 exhibition at the Sarit Centre in Kenya’s capital Nairobi November 14, 2015. REUTERS/NOOR KHAMIS

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