African Artists: From 1882 to Now

A groundbreaking A-Z survey of the work of over 300 modern and contemporary artists born or based in Africa

Modern and Contemporary African art is at the forefront of the current curatorial and collector movement in today’s art scene. This groundbreaking new book, created in collaboration with a prestigious global advisory board, represents the most substantial appraisal of contemporary artists born or based in Africa available. Features the work of more than 300 artists, including El Anatsui, Marlene Dumas, David Goldblatt, Lubaina Himid, William Kentridge, Julie Mehretu, Wangechi Mutu, and Robin Rhode, as well as lesser-known names from across Africa, with stunning and surprising examples of their art paired with insightful texts that demonstrate their contribution to the painting, sculpture, installation, photography, moving image, and performance art.

Title: African Artists: From 1882 to Now
Authors: Collective
Publisher: Phaidon Press 
Theme: Art history, Africa
Format: Hardcover 
Pages: 352 
Dimensions: 26 x 30 cm 
Language: English 
Release date: November 2021 
ISBN: 9781838662431