Art Tourism and the Bilbao Effect: Can an Architectural Wonder Kick-start Art Tourism?
Research into the popularity of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao found that it might take more than architectural wonder to bring foot traffic to a museum. Yet Africa could do with a new architectural gem to convince governments to invest in contemporary art museums.
European auctions of African art led by contemporary works
March has become an important month for collectors of African art, with Bonhams, Sotheby’s and Artcurial all staging their African contemporary and modern sales within a week of each other. Mary Corrigall breaks down this year's sales - and finds some fascinating results.
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