Art Océanien

African art: envy for pulleys

True miniature jewels of West African sculpture, the delightful heddle pulleys turn collectors' and enthusiasts' minds.

The Arts of Gabon, a market of its own

Gabon occupies a special place in the history of tribal art. These works, created by men living in the heart of a wild territory,

Amyas Naegele, explorer, dealer, restaurer

Born into a family of painters and designers, New Yorker Amyas Naegele discovered tribal art at a very young age,

When collection stands for conviction

“Everyone was isolated. And everyone found themselves online!” In a few words, Belgian collector Christophe Evers sums up the mood during these

David Serra, ferryman of the world’s heritage

“Knowledge, experience, seriousness and passion.” With these few words, Barcelona gallery owner David Serra captures the qualities that define

Words of confinement

Not only having to reinvent their daily lives like everyone else, art dealers have also had to transform their habits and metamorphose their

Anthony JP Meyer, “flexible, resilient and absolutely committed”

Martin H.M. Schreiber, France © Galerie Meyer, Paris A striking moustache and a high-worded verb, Anthony JP Meyer is one of those colorful

Michael Hamson, invitation to the voyage

Palos Verdes, 12 February 2020 He combines the passion of a collector with the rigour of an ethnologist.

Quality and quantity at Lempertz

Brussels, 20 January 2020 No less than 356 objects or groups of works of art from Africa, the Pacific and the Americas will be offered for sale by

Tribal art, modern art and design at Native

Brussels, 19 January 2020 For its first auction of the year, the Brussels auction house Native is offering, on 25 January, starting at 7 p.m.,

At Schoffel de Fabry Gallery, primitive arts also have Asian tones

Paris, 18 January 2020 Passion for primitive arts is eminently contagious. In the Schoffel family, we know something of it.

A head-spinning sale at Bonhams

New York, 4 November 2019 It is simply the most beautiful collection of ethnic headrests in the world.

Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam 25, 26 and 27 October 2019

Amsterdam, 28 September 2019 For the 17th time, the Tribal Art Fair is taking place in the wonderful De Duif church in the centre of Amsterdam.

New auction coming up at Native on 5 October

Brussels, 30 September 2019 Opened in 2011, at 5 rue Ruysbroeck, in the Sablon district of Brussels,

Tribal Art, Adrian Schlag Style

Paris 3 September 2019 With over twenty years experience in African and Oceanian tribal art, Adrian Schlag now divides his time between Brussels ;

Three collections come under the hammer in Vienna

Vienna, 1st July 2019 Jan Joris Visser, in house tribal art specialist, has brought together three collections of 87 lots to be auctioned on 8 July

The Marceau Rivière Collection

Paris, 11 June 2019 For Marceau Rivière it was a case of love at first sight for the African continent,

African and Oceanic Arts: 115 works at auction at Bonhams

New York, 8 May 2019 Lot 78: Dogon Tellem Couple, Mali No less than 115 works of African and Oceanic art will be on display at the Bonhams auction

Pacific arts featured at Sotheby’s New York

New York, 8 May 2019 Lot 44: Sculpture, Easter Island Exhibited in New York since 2nd May, nearly 90 works of Pacific art from Harry A.

Flak Gallery in alignment with the stars

Paris, 7 May 2019 Julien Flak Opened in 1990 at 8 rue des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Flak Gallery has become one of the major Parisian players in the

Laurent Granier: A restrained collector

Saint-Pol-de-Léon, 17 April 2019 Photo Vincent Girier Dufournier I got to know you on twitter, at the time you were posting intensively

Tribal return to Native

Brussels, 21 January 2019 For lovers of tribal art, modern art and design, the famous Native Auction House is holding an exceptional auction on 26

Asen : mémoires de fer forgé dans l’art vodun du Danhomè

Genève, 18 janvier 2019 Le Musée Barbier-Mueller à Genève consacre jusqu'au 26 mai 2019 une exposition spéciale à sa collection d’asen,

Asen: Forged Memories of Iron in Dahomey Vodun Art

Geneva, 18 January 2019 The Musée Barbier-Mueller in Geneva is presenting until 26 May 2019 a special exhibition focused on its collection of asen,

Tribal Christmas at Sotheby’s

Paris, 29 November 2018 Saturday 12 December, Sotheby's is organising two exceptional sales of African and Oceanic art to conclude the tribal year

Bewitching sale at Dorotheum

Vienna, 28 November 2018 On Tuesday 4 December there will be a remarkable tribal art session at Dorotheum in Vienna.

From Afro art to Drouot

Paris, 28 November 2018 Notice to lovers of tribal objects! Binoche & Giquello will meet you at Hôtel Drouot on Friday 14 December at 3.30 pm for

A tribal year-end at Bonhams

New York, 15 October 2018 On Tuesday 13 November 2018, there will be a sale of African, oceanic and pre-Columbian art at Bonhams in New York.

African treasures at Christie’s

Paris, 11 October 2018 On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 4pm, an exceptional tribal art sale will take place at Christie's in Paris.

Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam, the mesmerizing show

Amsterdam, 13 October 2018 Tribal art is growing in the Netherlands! From 25 to 28 October 2018, 20 renowned merchants will gather in Amsterdam for

A milestone exhibition?

Paris, 20 September 2018 In 1768, the Royal Society commissioned navigator James Cook, captain of the famous three-masted Endeavour,

Une exposition qui fera date ?

Paris, 20 septembre 2018 En 1768, la Royal Society chargeait le navigateur James Cook, à bord du célèbre trois-mâts Endeavour,

Tribal Art Market 2017

Paris, 17 September 2018 Handovers to the next generation, a rise in the number of objects on sale, the creation of events on the market,

A special sale

Paris, 15 September 2018 There are certain auction sales that mark their time by establishing a new trend or signalling a change in era.


Paris, 9 September 2018 A homage to a mythical exhibition from the 1930s, an extensive dialogue with contemporary creation,

3 questions for Federica Morbelli, organiser of Parcours des Mondes

Paris, 8 September 2018 What strategy are you implementing for Parcours des Mondes? With sixteen editions behind it,

4 questions for Pierre Moos, director of Parcours des Mondes

Paris, 7 September 2018 Do you think that the fair, celebrating its 17th birthday this year, has reached maturity? Are you still seeking to enrich


Paris, 7 September 2018 The Aboriginal arts of Australia may be diverse, but they’re characterised by a certain unity and a distinctive identity.

3 questions for Stephane Jacob

What’s the dynamic of the Aboriginal art market in 2018? 2018 is proving to be an excellent year for Aboriginal art,

THE COLLECTIVE: The Grace Collection of African Art – From Pain to Passion

Brussels, 16 May 2018 Collectors and art lovers populate the world of ancient African, Oceanic and American arts.

Foi, es-tu là ? Les religions africaines s’exposent au Musée d’ethnographie de Genève

Genève, 15 mai 2018 Quatrième exposition du MEG depuis sa réouverture, « Afrique, les religions de l’extase » dresse un portrait en images de la

Faith, where art thou? African religions are on show at the Musée d’Ethnographie de Genève

Geneva, 15 May 2018 As the number-four exhibition of the MEG since the Swiss museum’s reopening, “Africa – Ecstatic Religions” draws up a portrait

Kanak culture comes to Moulins

Moulins, 30 March 2018 Until 16 September 2018, the Musée Anne de Beaujeu in the French town of Moulins is holding the exhibition “Trajectoires

PAD to the rhythm of tribal art

Paris, 25 March 2018 From 4 to 8 April 2018, tribal art enthusiasts will be flocking to Paris Art Design! At this 22nd edition of the fair,

TEFAF 2018: pleasing sales for Tribal Art

Maastricht, 23 March 2018 From 10 to 18 March 2018, the 31st edition of TEFAF Maastricht, the international fair for fine art and antiquities,

Tribal art under the spotlight at Christie’s

Paris, 15 March 2018 On Monday 9 April and Tuesday 10 April 2018, Christie’s Paris is holding two sales starring tribal art from Africa,

Respecting the Balance

Brussels, 23 January 2018 Like most collectors flocking to BRAFA, Harold t’Kint de Roodenbeke likes the month of January.

THE COLLECTIVE: Alexandre Logé, an unflagging hunter

Paris, 28 November 2017 Collectors and art lovers populate the world of ancient African, Oceanic and American arts.

The Fondation Dapper opts for nomadism

Paris, 20 November 2017 The announcement of the Musée Dapper’s closure in May this year came as sad news.

THE COLLECTIVE: Olivier Salandini, instinctive yet rational

Paris, 6 octobre 2017 The world of Ancient Arts from Africa, Oceania and America is populated by collectors and enthusiasts.