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Contemporary African Art Blog

Contemporary African Art Blog

African Baskets

rice basket moz

Basket making in Africa is an ancient skill that has survived to this day.

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African masks

mask choke artsmia

African masks are possibly the most admired and well known art form of Africa. They are both idea and form

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African Art

Fang Ngil mask Gabon Christies

While the focus of this site is contemporary African art, I believe it is essential to understand what has gone before...

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Contemporary African Bead Art

tameu mrxstitch

Contemporary beading in Africa takes on many forms..

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African Beads and Beading


In Africa, beads have transformed and elevated the ordinary

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African Culture

Shogo Olalekan Uthman is a digital artist born and raised in Nigeria. At the esteemed University of Ilorin, he earned both his B.Sc. and. M.Sc. At a

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Joshua is a seasoned conceptual creative with over half a decade of industry experience, encompassing diverse dimensions of art, including photography

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Bogolan mud cloth

mali mud cloth

Bogolan mud cloth

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Shona Sculpture

blind boy matemera

Shona Sculpture

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Contemporary African pottery

odundu orange

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.

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Contemporary African Art

serge clottey plastic pollution

Contemporary African Art is difficult to categorize just as singularly defining 'art' in the 21st Century is virtually impossible.

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African Pottery

mangbetu pottery

Pottery traces the very thread of existence of Africa’s inhabitants.

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African Culture

Liuwa ritual

In Africa, rich and diverse cultures exist from country to country

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Ebenezer Agboola

Ebenezer Agboola spent his entire life in Nigeria, where he was born and raised, before relocating to the UK. By experimenting with lens-based, photographic

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Mobolade Aregbesola is a Nigerian born digital artist, where he lived all his life before moving to the U.K In his search for creative endeavours, he

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Kuba Cloth

moraga kuba cloth

Kuba Cloth

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Our Africa-gallery specializes in Ethiopian tribal art, collects and sells tribal used art from all over Africa and especially from Ethiopia. Our Gallery

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Kente Cloth


Kente Cloth, Ghana

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Baho is an African registered clothing brand that means Live'. Created this brand as a way of expressing hope among Africans through fashion. Baho is

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I am a self made artist inspired by nature. My paintings are done on canvas, fabric and any other material. Having grown up on the outskirts of the

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Contemporary African Textile Art

mahama-installation accra

contemporary african textile art

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Soul Searcher

In Memoriam

Ben Onuorah is a Fine Artist (painting and drawing) and Computer Scientist. He had his art education at Yaba College of Technology, University of Nigeria,

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Adorn Home, Kenya

Adorn Home is an Eco Sustainable Home & Lifestyle Store based in Nairobi, Kenya. We create beautifully designed pieces by utilizing the earth, foliage,

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African Clothing

indigo dress

African clothing commonly refers to the traditional clothing worn by the people of Africa.

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mansaray allien resurrection

Abu-Bakarr-Mansaray b 1970, Tongo This unique artist from Sierra Leone is a fabulously individualistic designer and inventor.

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African Craft

incised gourds swahili modern

Immediately, with the phrase African craft one enters into the realm of what is art and what is craft?

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Carved Olive Bowl with Lid vintage African bowl made from olive wood by skilled Kenyan artisans. The bowl is carefully hand carved into intricate safari inspired patterns

OUR STORY Tribal African Crafts (TAC) is an online business founded by a young Kenyan couple, David and Rita who are both lovers of African art. Coincidentally,


Contemporary African Clothing

african black culture fashion

Africa remains an exciting source of inspiration for designers as there is such a wealth of print and ornamentation.

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Contemporary Textile Installation Artists

dance Moffat takadiwa

contemporary textile installation artists

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Contemporary African Tapestry

athi-putra tapestry

Contemporary African Tapestry

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