Sindika Dokolo on African Art and His Collection in Portugal

BLOUINARTINFO | Nicholas Forrest:


“You Love Me, You Love Me Not” at the Galeria Municipal Almeida Garrett in Portugal is testament to Africa’s growing influence in the global art scene. Devoted to works from the collection of the renowned Congolese-born art collector Sindika Dokolo, the exhibition features more than 100 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and videos by 50 artists from Africa and the diaspora,

Sindika Dokolo with Rui Moreira, Mayor of Porto (Courtesy of the Sindika Dokolo Foundation )

including works by the likes of Marlene Dumas (South Africa), Ghada Amer (Egypt), Yinka Shonibare (Nigeria), Robin Rhode (South Africa), Seydou Keita (Mali), Kendell Geers (South Africa), Bili Bidjocka (Cameroon) to emerging artists such as Zoulikha Bouabdellah (Algeria), Mustafa Maluka (South Africa), Nastio Mosquito (Angola), Joël Andrianomearisoa (Madagascar), Edson Chagas, and Marcia Kure (Nigeria)…


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