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ART FEATURE: The work of artist Sokari Douglas Camp (CBE)

<b>ART FEATURE: The work of artist Sokari Douglas Camp (CBE).</b><p>Spotting work done by Nigerian master sculpture <b>Sokari Douglas Camp</b> isn’t a hard task. Her carefully constructed, highly detailed and thought provoking life-size structures bear a distinct and unique signature informed by a mixture of her Kalabari heritage and a broader national identity, as she invokes Kalabari masquerades and artistic traditions, as well as the experiences of Nigerians both at home and in the diaspora.

Africa's contemporary art is booming ... so buy it while you can

I walked into the Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) on London's Cork Street in Mayfair two weeks ago. Opposite the Burlington Arcade, right at the heart of the art establishment, on gallery row itself, African art formerly seen as a niche interest, now officially playing with the big boys. And the …

Dakar Biennale brings modern African art to the world stage

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>The 11th Dakar Biennale is currently underway<br>• Its main exhibition features 61 contemporary artists from Africa and the diaspora<br>• Audiences can also visit 200 parallel exhibitions spread throughout Dakar and beyond<br>• The Dakar Biennale will remain open until June 8<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The march music …

African art auction – in pictures

A major online auction of African art, featuring artists such as Zwelethu Mthethwa and Twins Seven-Seven, will take place on Friday amid growing international interest in works from the continent. Here are a few highlights from the catalogue: