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Glance of Contemporary African Art

While many people are familiar with traditional African art, the world of contemporary African art is widely unrecognized. Part of the problem is the academic world’s fascination with the ancient, traditional forms of art, therefore making it difficult for modern artists’ to find a market for their work. When contemporary African art is noticed, those works tend to receive high praise and sell for high prices. Like any group of artists, African artists are diverse crowd that create visual art totally unique to their personal vision. Even with that understanding, there are a few common artistic themes that are prevalent in contemporary African art. The first popular theme among African artists is sculpture. Three dimensional works tend to be more…

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