. ‘Are There Any Left?’: A Sales Frenzy at London’s 1-54 Fair Reflects the Heated Demand for African Contemporary Art « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NET NEWS- In 2020 1-54, the contemporary African art fair, was the only physical fair to take place in London—even then, it was reduced to a hybrid event with only 20 physical exhibitors, about half of its usual footprint. Against a backdrop of a rising international profile for art and artists working across the continent, the fair’s ninth U.K. edition opened today at Somerset House to a changed landscape on many fronts. At the preview for press and VIPs, visitors came hungry for information on artists they did not yet know and eager to buy work by those that they did.

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