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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FT/Oppenheimer Emerging Voices Award 2016 visual art winner and runner-ups


Art Radar takes a look at the winner of the art category of the 2016 Emerging Voices Awards and speaks to runners-up Noor Abuarafeh and Syowia Kyambi about being shortlisted.

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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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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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