Contemporary African Art

Shop a diverse range of Contemporary African Art pieces, from bold paintings and sculptures to intricate beadwork and textiles, celebrating the rich cultural heritage and creativity of the African continent.

Fela! The Man, The Legend, The Inspiration

Fela! The Man, The Legend, The Inspiration

Fela Kuti is the originator of the music genre known as Afrobeat. Born to Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti and Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, Fela’s parents played active roles in Nigerian politics. His brothers, Beko Ransome-Kuti and Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, are well-renowned medical doctors. Fela is a cousin to the writer and Nobel laureate winner Wole Soyinka. His music…