Collectors eye Africa’s rich seam of contemporary art

BD Live | Kelly Crow:

AT A time when values for some blue-chip contemporary artworks have fallen by a third from a year ago, collectors are finding pockets of strength in a surprising new art mecca — Africa. From the maze-like streets of Marrakesh to Cape Town’s harbour, Africa is sprouting new auction houses, biennials, art fairs and museums, including four new museums in SA alone… Read more

Image: Visitors to the Everard Read’s Bronze, Steel, Stone exhibition wander about the Circa gallery. Pauline Gutter’s striking red “Purgatorium” is in the foreground. Pic: Everard Read Gallery

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