BY Fredrick Ngugi, 9:55am May 16, 2017,

Top 7 Highest-Selling African Art Pieces

Daily Mirror Sculptures by Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu. Daily Mirror

For a long time, art was not considered a viable profession in many African countries, with many parents and guardians pressuring their children to choose “real professions” such as medicine, law, engineering, and more. But in recent years, modern African art carvings and paintings have started to feature in the international market, with many pieces fetching millions of dollars.

Here, Face2Face Africa has put together a list of the top seven highest-selling African art pieces of all time.

Last Edited by:Abena Agyeman-Fisher Updated: May 16, 2017

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