Selling and Celebrating African Aesthetics at Sotheby’s

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“The spell of Africa is upon me. The ancient witchery of her medicine is burning my drowsy, dreamy blood. This is not a country, it is a world—a universe of itself and for itself, a thing Different, Immense, Menacing, Alluring. It is a great black bosom where the Spirit longs to die. It is a life so burning, so fire encircled that one bursts with terrible soul inflaming life.”  “Little Portraits of Africa” published in 1924 by W.E.B. Du Bois.

By Tod Roulette

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Like many people who own art I like to purchase works that do not necessarily ‘fit’ with other things I already own in my collection. Continue Reading →

Contemporary and Modern Tribal Art At Sotheby’s And Merton Simpson Gallery In NYC

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By Tod Roulette

Visit Sothebys to appreciate top quality tribal art. Not only seeing these works up close is an incredibly tutorial but overhearing and speaking with staff and visitors like yourself is invaluable. Continue Reading →

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