Helene Love-Allotey Is Rewriting the Rules of the African Art Market – ARTnews.com

In museums and galleries, and on the art market, African art has become sought-after. But international recognition didn’t happen overnight, as many might assume. Instead, it came through the concerted efforts of African art experts like Bonhams specialist Helene Love-Allotey. In sales at that auction house, Love-Allotey has been quietly rewriting the rules of the … Read more

Rewriting the Archive

Just as history is never fixed in meaning but changes depending on what follows, the same goes for culture. National collections are reread and rewritten according to the concerns of each generation. In the first of its kind in Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents a watershed exhibition which looks anew at one … Read more