According to the 2021 AfrAsia Bank South Africa Wealth Report, the global art market has an approximate value of $80-billion. Of this, Africa’s portion accounts for $1.2billion. The South African piece of the pie is worth $385-million. Art prices in the country have risen by 30% in the past decade; global prices rose by 12% within the same timeframe. Makgati Molebatsi is owner of Mak’Dct Art Advisory & Agency, and Senior Art Specialist at Aspire Art Auction, based in Johannesburg. She provides a service guiding private individuals, companies, and early-career artists in navigating and investing in the contemporary African art world.