The spectacular showcase took place at the International auction house, Bonhams, London on Tuesday, October 4, 2016
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The event which was partnered by Aliko Dangote's Dangote Foundation had lots of dignitaries which included the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, Alex Amosu, Tinie Tempah, Burna Boy, Ola Aina, Wilfried Zaha and Victor Anichebe and were given an update on the Dangote Foundation's vital charitable work in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
There was also a fashion presentation brought together by Temi Otedola while the evening was wrapped up with a set by internationally recognised and ever pretty DJ Cuppy.
Giles Peppiatt, Bonhams Director of Modern Africa Art commented, “ This was a thrilling evening displaying the best of African talent in art, fashion and music. We were very pleased to have secured the partnership of the Otedola sisters and Mr Dangote’s foundation. It was the dream team.”
Bonhams Africa Now sale brought together the best of Africa's contemporary artists and the auction on 6 October boasts works by Peju Alatise (Unconscious Struggle, £30,000-40,000); Ghanaian El Anatsui (Spirits, £90,000-120,000) and the South African artist William Kentridge (Reservoir, £40,000-60,000).