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Contemporary African Art Blog

Contemporary African Art Blog

Zathu Arts and Craft

Zathu Arts and Crafts offers a hub for Malawian art, crafts, collectibles and souvenirs collected across the nation, and handmade by local Malawians.

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African Slavery and Contemporary African Art

African Slavery is a highly emotive subject which continues to affect and impact millions of people the world over.

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Contemporary African Textile Art

contemporary african textile art

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African tribal art

Hello! I have got a large collection and would like to sell some of my arts. Specifically, two sets of Tikar couples and two monolithes from grassfield

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Gallery Antique, Uganda

We are based in Uganda just 8 miles from city centre. After 20 yrs of public gallery work ,and accumulating a lot of field collected tribal art, we

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Kendell Geers

Kendell Geers

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Lindy The Versatile Artist

I am currently doing my first year in Fine Art at the Durban University Of Technology in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. I am interested and inspired by

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Contemporary African Tapestry

Contemporary African Tapestry

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Selomon Tsegazabe

I have finished my studying in painting and sculpture and I have more than 6 years experience and a lot of finished artworks.

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Julie Edwards Art @ Walk & Paint Africa

Artist, Conservationist, Zimbabwe Professional Guide, Author

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Handicraft seller

We are exporting African craft from Burkina Faso - drums, masks, jewelry, statues, paintings, home decoration, dressings, leather bags, leather belts,

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Owusu Ankomah

Owusu-Ankomah b 1956, Sekondi, Ghana. Most popularly renowned for his bold canvases, this contemporary African artist combines traditional Akan, adinkra symbols together with strong-bodied, male figures

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"BRING BACK OUR GIRLS"

This painting falls into the abstract category, it depicts social impact through thick impasto and rigorous brush strokes, the black represents the girls

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Green Grub Art Gallery

At Green Grub, we exhibit great works from contemporary Nigerian Artists in the heart of the city, which is located in Maitama,Abuja. Our vision is to

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SHABANI MPITA

I am an Artist from Tanzania in East Africa. Dealing primarily with oil paintings and traditional Tanzanian relics, my work captures a combination of

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WODAZ and the Abathwa

Reading this page gave me an insight on what to emphasize on as gap filling activities in the establishment of my organisation's Traditional Women Centre.

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African Slavery

African Slavery.... Slavery can be simply defined as the activity of having slaves or where individuals are owned by other individuals.

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Chris Ibenegbu

Chris Ibenegbu is a Graphic artist, painter, art educator and educational technologist from the Department of Arts Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

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amado alfadni

Amado Alfadni is an Egyptian-born Sudanese visual artist; his work discusses the relationship between the included and the excluded, opening dialogue

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African musical instruments

The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the continent, primarily sub-Saharan:

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Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas b 1953, South Africa.This extraordinary artist, famous for her figurative work

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THE AFRICAN PORTAL

The African Portal is the gate way to African Art and Culture we promote all African Cultures and display African Art and Ideologies. We professionalize

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The last riflemen from Mauritania of Yéro DJIGO

Biography of Yéro DJIGO I am a photographer and video reporter from Mauritania. For the last ten years, I have been working all around Mauritania and West

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Lin Barrie Art

Lin Barrie, Artist Statement I graduated after a three year Fine Art Diploma in Printmaking at Durban Art College, with Painting, Ceramics and Sculpture

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Contemporary African Recycled Art

Recycled art is one of the most dynamic forms of contemporary art in Africa.

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Ghada Amer

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 textural thread art

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Malangatana

Valente Malangatana Ngwena (1936 -2011) Born in Malatana, Southern Mozambique, Valente Malangatana Ngwena is Mozambique’s most renowned artist

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Prince Twins Seven Seven

Prince Twins Seven-Seven, (1944 – 2011) from Ibadan, Nigeria. This multi-dimensional African artist could set his hand and mind to many things.

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Adebesin Adedamola

I am an artist specializing in painting. My main medium are OIL, ACRYLIC, GRAPHITE AND PASTEL. I am a full time, studio artist.

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Bodys Isek Kingelez

Kingelez, Bodys Isek, (1948 - 2015), b Kinshasa, DRC. As a contemporary African artist, this self-taught sculptor is known for the creation of his fantastical cities..

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