THE ART ADVISORY
ALEXIA WALKER: Auctions will offer excellent opportunities for lovers of African art
Alexia Walker brings you up to date with the latest developments in the art world
By the looks of it, 2017 is set to be a busy year for art lovers and collectors nationally and internationally. The year starts with a major exhibition, South Africa The Art of a Nation, running at the British Museum in London until the end of February. The show, which brings together works dating back 3-million years all the way up to the 21st century, explores contemporary, historical and archeological art. Other prestigious international art exhibitions taking place in 2017 include the Venice Biennale; Documenta 14, which is held every five years in Kassel, Germany and presents works at the cutting edge of contemporary art (for the first time Documenta will also take place in Athens); and Sculpture Projects Münster, also in Germany. Sculpture Projects focuses on sculptural works in public spaces and is held every 10 years. All three landmark exhibitions will spread over multiple venues in the cities and surrounds. At home, the highly anticipated opening of the Zeitz Museum of Con...