Contemporary African Art Blog
African photography is an area where African artists have long expressed their individuality as far back as the 1840's
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
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.
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
Nduka Ikechukwu Michael is a sculptor from Anambra state, Nigeria. Born in 1997, Nduka studied art at the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
I am a visual artist specializing in painting. My nationality is Nigerian and I am based in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. I mostly work on figurative
Hassan Onar Wamwayi is a transverse multi expressional artist from Uganda who majorly focuses in the art of photography to understand the truth of subjects
Hi there, I'm an artist who started my woodcarving art in July, 2014. I'm currently looking for a market to supply my arts to. For more info on my work
We are a group of artisans from the famous Maasai market in Nairobi who came together to showcase their products in one company. We market our products