CNN Studies Skyrocketing Market for African Contemporary Art

September 20th, 2015

CNN notes the growing popularity of African contemporary art on the market today, noting major increases in prices for African artists in the past several years.  “I’ve studied the movement of the prices of artwork sold in auctions in Nigeria since 1999,” says Prince Yemisi Shyllon, one of Nigeria’s largest art collectors. “And I can tell you how much the artworks have grown over time, of different artists — if we draw a correlation analysis we come up with a positive graph about the growth, and therefore it can form a solid basis for investment.”

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