Strong sales at 1-54 fair—with more African dealers than ever

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper , October 14, 2021

[...] The Ethiopian gallery Addis Fine Art, which recently opened its first permanent London location on Eastcastle Street in the Fitzrovia gallery district, is participating in both Frieze London and 1-54. “We want to make sure we make space in the mainstream for our artists,” says Rakeb Sile, the gallery’s co-founder. Addis Fine Art sold four works by the Ethiopian artist Tesfaye Urgessa at the 1-54 VIP preview, priced at £10,500 each. [...]

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