Last night, at Bonhams Africa Now auction in London, Ben Enwonwu’s “Spirit of Ogolo” tops Modern Africa auction sales. It was sold at £218,500 (including premium).
This was followed closely by El Anatsui’s wooden sculpture “Used Towel”, sold at £176,500 (inc. premium) and Yusuf Grillo’s “Mother of Twins”, sold at £146,500 (inc. premium) respectively.
Other works sold above £100,000 at the auction were also by Ben Enwonwu and Yusuf Grillo. See full list of auction sales here