South African artist William Kentridge’s “Thick Time” at Whitechapel Gallery, London


In an exhibition jointly organized with the Louisiana Museum of Art, in Denmark and the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Whitechapel Gallery opened on 21 September “Thick Time” featuring the work of internationally renowned South African artist, William Kentridge, which examines the ways in time and place have been manipulated during colonial and industrial expansion, as well as notions of control exercised during periods of great political upheaval.

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6 Middle Eastern, African and Asian artists from La Biennale de Montréal 2016


The 2016 edition of La Biennale de Montréal includes works by 55 artists and collectives from 23 countries.

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10 highlights from the Busan Biennale 2016


Art Radar takes a look at some of the highlights from the 7th Busan Biennale, closing on 30 November 2016.

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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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“African Art Against the State”: advocacy and agency from prehistory to the present


Williams College Museum of Art presents an exhibition which explores the various ways in which African art has highlighted the continent’s history of activism, resistance.

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Kemang Wa Lehulere announced as Deutsche Bank’s “Artist of the Year” 2017


Deutsche Bank awards South African artist Keman Wa Lehulere with its prestigious title of Artist of the Year for 2017.

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