Why African art is attracting new luxury buyers
17 Jan 2023
Why African art is attracting new luxury buyers

As a global diaspora seeks to connect, protect, and platform African culture, a new market for art from across the continent has emerged. With luxury buyers increasingly interested in values-based purchasing, how can brands support and amplify the growing interest in art from the region?

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Andrea Lowe

Andrea Lowe worked in finance in the US and UK and has been based in London for over 20 years. She’s a keen collector of African art.

Sokari Douglas Camp CBE

Sokari Douglas Camp CBE is a London-based artist. Her works are held in private collections in Canada, UK, France, Nigeria, and Spain, as well as in the American Museum of Natural History in New York, the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, Setagaya Art Museum in Tokyo, and various other international venues.

Nana Ocran

A former Editor of the Time Out Group’s series of guides to Lagos and Abuja, Nana has over 20 years of experience as a writer, editor and cultural consultant. She Founded the digital platform, People’s Stories Project and is also an Associate Lecturer at Omnes Education (London), a liberal arts school that is headquartered in Paris. She has worked in a cultural capacity with global brands and organisations including Danish Film Institute (Copenhagen), Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva), Rolls Royce Muse (UK), Design Indaba (South Africa) Pernod-Ricard (Paris) and is an ongoing consultant for British Council (UK).