• African contemporary art having a global renaissance (videos)

    Posted April 15, 2010 By in Art, Books/Magazines, Business, Events, General, Travel With | 3 Comments

    CNN’s Inside Africa recently aired a series of features on the growing global demand for contemporary art. View the 3 parts of the feature below.

    Part 1

    Johannesburg Contemporary Art Fair
    The Johannesburg Art Fair recently showcased the works of 400 African contemporary artists, attracting more than 10,000 visitors. – CNN Inside Africa

    PART 2

    First US-based commercial art auction dedicated solely to contemporary African art
    Auction house Bonhams’ recent ‘Africa Now’ auction in New York was first commercial auction dedicated solely to contemporary African art in the United States

    Part 3

    Ghana’s ancient beads back in vogue
    A new generation of Ghanaians are rediscovering their heritage — and rediscovering the appeal of traditional beads – CNN Inside Africa

    If you can’t view the videos above go here to watch

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