Is African art a wise investment?
22 May 2013 Last updated at 13:43 BST
On Wednesday the auction house Bonhams will hold a sale of Contemporary African art, with some items expected to attract significant attention from collectors.
International investors now have their sights set on developing art centres like Kenya - but is buying African art a wise move for those looking to make a profit?
Giles Peppiatt, director of Bonhams, spoke to the BBC about the developing market.