Contemporary African Art Blog
South Africa has a rich rural carving tradition.
African sculpture takes many forms and offers us huge insights into the cultures and tribal communities from whence it came
In my art practice I construct Skins that grow and change. The Object is often the residue left behind from any form of transference. In this transition
Contemporary African pottery is characterized by an eloquence of form and a finesse of finish that one does not generally expect in a vessel of utility.
Adedeji Akinkunmi is a digital artist, born and bred in Nigeria, where he lived all his life before moving to the Uk to gain his masters degree. Adedeji
African photography is an area where African artists have long expressed their individuality as far back as the 1840's
Mixed media crochet creations by a Proudly South African textile artist.
Kente Cloth, Ghana
The Mother Cityis the nickname given to Cape Town city in South Africa. A city that is still to this day haunted by apartheid spatial planning and has
Ancient Boma specializes in African Art adorned furniture, accessories and paintings. The art is hand-drawn and inspired by different cultures of Africa.
Edward-Saidi Tingatinga (1932-1972) b Tanzania. The originator of the style of painting which has taken his name as its title.
Dilomprizulike b 1960, Nigeria. Born Dil Humphrey-Umezulike and widely known in the contemporary art world as Dilomprizulike, he has been labelled 'The Junkman of Africa'
Biography Adnan Maetek was born in Libya in 1968. He studied Industrial Engineering at University and worked for the Libya Insurance Company. Self-taught
African Slavery is a highly emotive subject which continues to affect and impact millions of people the world over.
contemporary textile installation artists
Contemporary African Tapestry
I believe that contemporary African artists are faced with an enormous challenge right now
Contemporary African Art is difficult to categorize just as singularly defining 'art' in the 21st Century is virtually impossible.
In Africa, rich and diverse cultures exist from country to country
The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the continent, primarily sub-Saharan:
Pascale Marthine Tayou
Odili Donald Odita
Contemporary African Photographers
African decor can be hugely dynamic, creative and inspiring