How Ethiopian art secured its spot on the world’s stage

“Pillars of Life: Expectations II” by Tadesse Mesfin, 2020 Credit: Tadesse Mesfin/Eyerusalem Jiregna/Addis Fine Art

Kristin Hjellegjerde, who runs her eponymous galleries in London and Berlin, represents Abebe, Belete and Solomon, and says that Ethiopian artists have a specific aesthetic. “They tell stories,” she said over the phone, “they have a unique language that talks to you.”…Read at