The South African Art Capitals:
Pricing & Value Patterns
Analysis of prices in the first quarter of 2018 exhibitions in South Africa.
Identifying artists who demand the highest prices.
Identifying average prices of works by emerging artists/mid-career artists’ work
Tracing influences on value of art in these capitals
Presenting the thematic trends of 2018
Idiosyncratic features of the Cape Town and Joburg art eco-systems
African Art Fairs:
Analysis of art fairs dedicated to African Contemporary Art.
Identifying the most popular art fairs for Contemporary African Art
Comparison of the fairs catering for this category
Identifying the criteria each fair applies
Identifying the types of collectors and patterns in each fair
Identifying other international fairs finding favour with African focused galleries
Cyrus Kabiru Kubwa Macho Nne - American Darts (2015) COURTESY SMAC GALLERY