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Contemporary African Art Auctions: A whirlwind tour

Contemporary African art auctions are a vibrant world where creativity meets commerce in a celebration of cultural expression. In this exploration, we’ll guide you through a diverse array of notable auctions held on the African continent, providing valuable insights into the dynamic landscape of art investment. Why Consider Art Auctions? Art auctions have become an

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Collecting photography: Why the lens plays such an essential role

In collecting terms, we often talk about art collections in general. At an event hosted by YourLuxury Africa and Private Clients by Old Mutual Wealth, YourLuxury Africa editor Ntokozo Maseko moderated a fireside chat centred on the medium of photography. Participants in the chat were curator and founder of Under the Aegis Anelisa Mangcu, photographer

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Five pictures, clockwise from the top right: Image of Fela Kuti, lady admiring an artwork in an exhibition, a book with the title The Collest City on Earth, and, a fashion shop exhibition.

Capital Art makes its mark at the 2023 edition of ART X Lagos

Art-tech platform reaches a new milestone as it celebrates its third anniversary. Johannesburg, South Africa: Today, Capital Art, a software company that provides art collectors with a platform to easily document and store the details of their art collection, announced its participation at the 8th edition of ART X Lagos, the contemporary art fair in

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Ten artists to watch in 2023

2023 is well underway. When we think about the year to come, this results in reflections on the year that went by. For collectors, 2022 was a year to get back to in-person events, which brought everyone much joy! 2023 means another year of art collection goals to achieve and potentially includes thinking about which

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