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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sotheby’s Establishes an African Art Department in London

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Early next year, Sotheby’s will start hosting sales of modern and contemporary African art in London. The new department will be helmed by Hannah O’Leary, who held the same position at Bonhams. Over the past few years, Western interest in African art has been on the rise, beckoning collectors and driving up the cost of works.

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