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A visionary modernist

One of the Sudan’s greatest cultural ambassadors, the majestic Ibrahim El-Salahi, is also one of the continent’s greatest contemporary artists, as Beverly Andrews discovered at …

Dolls Never Die

A Benin artist, Gérard Quenum, has brought a whole new meaning to old, torn, and discarded dolls. He makes them live again. “I love the …

The Arts Of Benue

The Niger River’s principal tributary is the Benue River, itself a major waterway that runs from east to west across Nigeria’s Middle-Belt. It is the …

Shona Sculpture Enthrals London

Shona sculpture (from Zimbabwe) is perhaps the most important art form to emerge from Africa for 100 years. It is sculpture of world quality, extracting …