1 March 2017 • Mark Westall
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the leading international art fair dedicated to promoting contemporary art from a diverse set of African perspectives, has just announced a new edition to be held in Marrakech, Morocco.
17 October 2015 • Eric Thorp
This week Somerset House has played host to the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair which showcases the worlds most interesting artists and galleries at the forefront of contemporary African art.
16 October 2014 • Tabish Khan
The African Art Fair has returned with a stronger second edition
ART NEWS:Artsy and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair to partner, encouraging the growth of contemporary African art in a global market place
22 August 2014 • Mark Westall
Artsy and 1:54, the Contemporary African Art Fair, are pleased to announce their partnership in bringing the fair—Europe’s leading international fair dedicated to contemporary African art, now in its second year in London—online to a global audience.
16 October 2013 • Yvette
‘This work is attached to tradition but at the same time it’s very edgy and contemporary’
14 October 2013 • Tabish Khan
As a Frieze week special and on top of his usual Top 5, Tabish Khan brings you five art fairs in London to visit this week. Each one comes with a short synopsis to decide whether it’s for you.
11 September 2013 • Yvette
‘Where is Africa on the stage of this “global” art world? What does it mean to talk about an “international art scene”?’