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The New York Times, In the Return of Art Fairs, Smaller is Better

Artnet, Buoyed By Interest in Young African Artists, London’s Only IRL Art Fair 1-54 Shows the Value of In-Person Events

Financial Times, Happy days for Phillips as TV producers’ Rockwell paintings go on offer

Il Sole 24 Ore, Prezzi più riflessivi per l’arte africana da Sotheby’s e Bonhams

The National, What London Frieze Week was like this year without a fair

Monocle, Monocle Weekend Edition: Saturday

Artnet, Kenny Schachter Is Back, Baby! And He’s So OVR It. (But Has Plenty to Say About the Ron Perelman Selloff)

Artskop, 1-54 ; la célèbre foire d’art contemporain africain revient à Londres en version réduite

Harper’s Bazaar Art, Talking Points

Beaux Arts, L’Afrique (presque) seule en scene a Londres

Art Africa, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair announces exhibitors, special projects and 1-54 Forum talks programme for London 2020

Something Curated, A Guide To 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair’s 2020 Edition

TSA, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Explores Hybrid Presentation for London Edition

Artnet, The 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Will Go Ahead in October in London, Despite the Cancellation of Frieze

Financial Times, Bidding battles and gallery moves in step with uncertain times

The Art Newspaper, Scaled back 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair will go ahead in October—despite Frieze cancellation


Il Sole 24 Ore, L’arte africana contemporanea da Londra a Milano

The Art Newspaper, The growing success of female African artists marks an exciting shift in the market

i-D, These four women are changing the face of contemporary african art

Financial Times, Mary Sibande: ‘If South Africans didn’t get angry, nothing would get done’

Forbes, What To See And Buy At The African 1-54 Art Fair In London

DIPTYK, 1-54 dans les pas d’Othman Lazraq

Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia, Why Do We Need An Art Fair Dedicated To African Art?

Artnet, At London’s 1–54 Fair, Curator Azu Nwagbogu Lays Out the Pitfalls of the New Wave of Interest in African Contemporary Art

Artsy, The artists everyone talked about during Frieze

NATAAL, Aida Muluneh: The Ethiopian photographic artist discusses her new project for WaterAid that fuses art with purpose, on view at 1-54

NewAfrican, Kia Henda returns with his monumental The Fortress

Le Point Afrique, Foire 1-54 : l’Afrique s’expose à Londres
The Evening Standard, The meteoric rise of African art

Artnet News, Contemporary Art From Africa Is Seizing Global Attention. Here’s Your Guide to Six Emergent Art Markets Making It Happen

Creative Boom, One of the world’s largest celebrations of contemporary African art is back

D La Repubblica, Aïda Muluneh: Fotografa e artista, 45 anni, Etiopia

The Art Newspaper, Nando’s puts the peri-peri in African Art

Financial Times, Restaurant chain serves up a side-dish of art

1-54 LONDON 2018

NATAAL, Athi-Patra Ruga, The South African artist walks us through his show, Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions at Somerset House

Diptyk, 1-54 Special issue

GQ Germany, Art Department

Il Sole 24 Ore, Londra, la narrazione dell’arte sposta lo sguardo in Africa con 1-54

Artnet, African Art is Here to Stay, Collectors were in a buying mood at 1-54

SLEEK, How 1-54 is schooling the art world on how to overthrow tired tropes of African art

Apollo, What not to miss at 1-54 in London

Evening Standard, 1-54 Art Fair at Somerset House

The New York Times, Touria El Glaoui brings contemporary African Art to the world

Financial Times, At the rainbow’s end

The Art Newspaper (podcast), The rise and rise of contemporary African art

Financial Times, Kamel Lazaar Foundation: seeds of change

Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, This Major Contemporary African Art Fair Returns In October

Wanted, ‘Wonderwomen of African art fairs’

Elle Decoration, Report-back: 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Ocula, Frieze Week 2018: London, Masters and 1-54

The Africa Report, Freefall and futures

1-54 LONDON 2017

Diptyk, 1:54 Londres en attendant Marrakech

Whitewall, Touria El Glaoui on 1:54 Turning Five and Expanding To Marrakech

The Financial Times, Out Of Africa

The FT – How To Spend It, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to London

London Live, Contemporary African Art adds colour to Somerset House

Apollo online, The best of Frieze week satellite events

Art Africa online, 1:54 – In Conversation with Touria El Glaoui

Art Radar online, Preview: 5 highlights not to miss at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2017

AnOther online, Five Unmissable Artists from London’s African Art Fair

Artsy Podcast, The Artsy Podcast, No. 51: The Latest from London’s Frieze Week

1-54 LONDON 2016

Artnet, 1:54 African Art Fair Finally Gets the Stage It Deserves During Frieze Week

BBC, Why is African art big business in London?

CNN Style, Why your next statement purchase will come from Africa

The Financial Times, The Eye of Bamako

The Financial Times, 1:54 in London

Le Monde Afrique, Amateurs d’art contemporain africain, c’est le moment d’acheter !

London Live, Somerset House celebrates African art

Reuters, Army of black statues stands guard at African art show in London

The Art Newspaper, ‘Mad ambience’ of 1960s Mali depicted in Malick Sidibé’s first major UK solo show

The Guardian, Malick Sidibé: ‘There wasn’t a youth trend he didn’t photograph’

1-54 LONDON 2015

Blouin Art Info, Q&A: Koyo Kouoh, Curator of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

CNN, Sexuality and the Sahara: 17 artists showcasing Africa’s divergent stars

DAZED, These young artists are putting Africa on the art world map

DIPTYK, Et de trois pour la 1:54!

Jeune Afrique, A la foire 1:54, les femmes prennent le pouvoir

Le Figaro, A Londres, l’art dans tous ses états

Le Monde Afrique, A Londres, la foire 1:54 gagne en qualité

OkayAfrica, 1:54 London: A Preview Of Europe’s Leading Contemporary African Art Fair

The Financial Times, African artists on the way up

The New York Times, Curator Puts Contemporary African Art on the Map

The Telegraph, Art sales: African riches

TRUE Africa, TRUE LOVES: 1:54 Art Fair is taking on Frieze