As October is Black History Month, we decided to look into some of the best galleries to see art by black artists in London. So make a day of it and spend the day browsing some beautiful art from some talented artists.
The Gallery of African Art
The Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) opened its doors in May 2013 and since then has hosted several solo exhibitions of renowned artists from across Africa. The gallery is dedicated to presenting the best of 20th-century and Contemporary Art from the African region. The gallery aims to present a mixture of established and emerging artists to new audiences within the global art market.
The Gallery of African Art, 45 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4JL
Jack Bell Gallery
Jack Bell Gallery opened in London in 2010. The premise of the gallery is to exhibit, represent and champion contemporary artists from around the world. The program includes up to ten exhibitions every year as well as art fairs in London and New York.
Jack Bell Gallery, 13 Mason’s Yard, St James’s, London SW1Y 6BU
Arc Gallery was established in 2009 and is dedicated to displaying the best modern and contemporary art. The gallery’s specialist focus is on artists from Africa and other countries that engage in dialogue within a global context. The gallery currently represent and feature a rich diversity of established and emerging contemporary artists, supporting and showcasing their work to wider international audiences.
arc Gallery, 451-453 High Road, Tottenham, N17 6QH
Everard Read London
Everard Read London is part of the Everard Read I CIRCA art galleries in South Africa. Established back in 1913, Everard Read is one of Africa’s oldest art gallerys. The company now have art galleries in Johannesburg, Cape Town, London and Franschhoek. Everard Read Gallery London is located in Chelsea and presents modern and contemporary art from South Africa and around the world.
Everard Read London, 80 Fulham Road, London SW3 6HR