Europeans look to African art amid austerity

Many affected by economic crisis are turning to cheaper African art, as London hold first Kenyan auction.

    Kenyan artwork is going under the hammer for the first time at a major auction house in London.

    It is one of the latest signs that people affected by the economic crisis in Europe are increasingly turning to African art for less expensive work.

    In recent years, international buyers have invested millions of dollars in African art.

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Nairobi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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