documenta 14: Learning from Athens in Kassel, Germany


The second chapter of documenta 14: Learning from Athens has opened in its usual location in Kassel, Germany and will run until 17 September 2017, while the Athens exhibition is on through 16 July.

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Preview: The Armory Show 2017 – highlights from Africa, the Middle East and Asia


The Armory Show continues to expand with a new USD10,000 prize and two new curatorial sections.

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1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London gains momentum each year – round-up


For the forth year in a row, contemporary African art takes over Somerset House during Frieze London.

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African women first: “Lucy’s Iris” at Musée Départmental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart


“Lucy’s Iris” considers Lucy’s view of her prodigal daughters who are shaping the landscape of contemporary art practice on the African continent.

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“Making Africa: a continent of contemporary design”: 120 African artists on display in Barcelona – in pictures


“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” at CCCB in Barcelona presents the work of over 120 African artists and designers, and illustrates how design fuels economic and political change.

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“Material Effects” at Broad Museum: West African artists examine the socio-political lives of objects – in pictures


Five artists from West Africa and its diaspora explore the social and political lives of objects in “Material Effects”. The exhibition, on display until 8 April 2016 at the Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University, reflects on the ways … Continue reading

Africa new wave: “FLAUNT” at Ethan Cohen Gallery in New York


Opening on 19 November and running through 19 December, “FLAUNT: Africa New Wave” exhibits 6 African artists who are a part of a new wave of contemporary African art that is currently stirring the art world to it’s core.

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