Contemporary African Art
NOTE- Africa is a HUGE continent. We don’t lump the art of Sibera with the art of Korea, just because they are both part of Asia. Don’t lump different cultures, tribes and countries together just because they are on the African continent.
Africa is a rich and culturally diverse continent. Here are some good websites to begin your exploration of Contemporary African art and music.
Contemporary artists from Ghana El Anatsui
A Virtual Gallery of African Art
The Pigozzi collection
A private collection, owned by an Italian venture capitalist
A Virtual Gallery in Nairobi
Another Virtual Gallery of Contemporary African Art
Article on investment in African Art
More Traditional African Art
Ancient Egyptian Art
Art of Ancient Egypt & The symbolic use of color in Egyptian Art