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WHEN ART COLLECTIONS GO PUBLIC

Latitudes magazine shares some insight about public art collections in Africa, noting Africa First by Serge Tiroche as a good example to significant, large collections shared digitally by the collectors.

“With consistent capital and promotion Tiroche is more committed to driving up African art's value – through his association with auction houses, curating sales of it in the US such as Philips and using his Instagram account to document the prices works from his collection fetch on auction.” Mary Corrigall concludes that “the Africa First collection has been so consistent and substantial that it has secured its importance and value to the African art market.”


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