• Our Story, Established in 1992 Our Story, Established in 1992

    Our Story

    Established in 1992

    Signature African Art is an international art gallery with locations in Lagos and London. Founded in 1992 by Rahman Akar the gallery specialises in contemporary African art. Signature has established itself as one of the leading galleries on the African continent, it has been pivotal in shaping contemporary Nigerian art working with leading artists including El-Anatsui, Ablade Glover and Oluwole Omofemi. The gallery’s London space is based in the heart of Mayfair will introduce a new generation of African artists to UK and European audiences who have to date been underrepresented in the West.

    The gallery continuously shows solo and group shows, whilst working closely with numerous museums around the country. The gallery is also proud to showcase at a number of art fairs throughout the year. We can be found in London in the prestigious Mayfair on Davies Street.