‘Are There Any Left?’: A Sales Frenzy at London’s 1-54 Fair Reflects the Heated Demand for African Contemporary Art

Amah-Rose Abrams, Artnet, October 14, 2021

[...] From the Ethiopian capital, Addis Fine Art placed all of its works on paper by recent Saatchi Yates star Tesfaye Urgessa for £10,000 ($13,687) apiece, while DADA Gallery, of Lagos, sold three fabric works by Bunmi Agusto priced at £8,000 ($10,949) each. Even smaller outlets with less well-known names who had yet to close a sale were optimistic and upbeat heading into the weekend.[...]

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