Africa

"Scramble for Africa" by Yinka Shonibare British-Nigerian

“Scramble for Africa” by Yinka Shonibare British-Nigerian

Contemporary African Art

 

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
https://africa.si.edu/exhibits/gawu/artworks.html

A Virtual Gallery of African Art
https://www.vmcaa.nl/vm/virtual/index.html

The Pigozzi collection
A private collection, owned by an Italian venture capitalist
https://www.caacart.com/caacart-artists.php

A Virtual Gallery in Nairobi
https://www.africancolours.net/

Another Virtual Gallery of Contemporary African Art
https://www.african-encounters.com/

Contemporary art of the DRC

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

African Masks

https://www.artyfactory.com/africanmasks/