artnet news | Christian Viveros-Fauné:

Where one door closes another one opens up. Currently this rosy cliché partly describes the fortunes of the African art market. In the wake of reports that recent auctions sputtered in New York, London and Moscow, one region seems to defy the gloomy trends. Today talk of an African art market bonanza is all the rage—as are hopeful parallels to the last serious international art boom, the Chinese art market… Read more 

Image: El Anatsui, City Plot (detail), 2010. Image Courtesy of Jack Shainman