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Sep 21, 18 01:11 PM
Soly Cisse b 1969 Dakar, Senegal. This multi-faceted, hugely talented contemporary African artist is first and foremost a painter
Sep 16, 18 02:31 AM
The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the continent, primarily sub-Saharan:
Sep 13, 18 04:23 PM
Abu-Bakarr-Mansaray b 1970, Tongo This unique artist from Sierra Leone is a fabulously individualistic designer and inventor.
Aug 27, 18 02:27 AM
Cheri Cherin b 1955, Kinshasa. Primarily a narrative painter, Cherin (real name Joseph Kinkonda), lives and works in Kinshasa, DRC.
Aug 27, 18 02:26 AM
Ghada Amer b 1963, Egypt. A contemporary, African-born artist who currently lives and works in NYC, she attained her MFA in painting in Nice, France. She is known primarily for her painted and textura…
Aug 26, 18 04:12 PM
Onobrakpeya, Bruce b 1932, Nigeria. Today this highly regarded African artist still practices and works at his studio on the outskirts of Lagos (where he has created art for over 50 years)
Aug 25, 18 03:25 AM
El Anatsui b 1944, Anyako, Ghana. This contemporary African artist lives and works between his birthplace Ghana and his adopted place of residence, Nigeria
Aug 25, 18 03:23 AM
Romuald Hazoume b 1962, Porto Novo, Benin. A multi-disciplinary 3D artist/sculptor, this contemporary African artist works with recycled materials, photography, film-making and assemblage
Aug 23, 18 03:07 AM
Samba Cherie b 1956, DRC. This contemporary African artist lives and works between Kinshasa and Paris but essentially sees himself as a ‘Kinshasa’ man.
Aug 23, 18 03:06 AM
Yinka Shonibare, b 1962, UK/Nigeria. Born in the UK, this contemporary African artist moved to Lagos as a 3 yr-old and then returned to London to go to Art College