Draped in nature: German-Ghanaian artist Zohra Opoku at Gallery 1957 – in pictures


German-Ghanaian artist Zohra Opoku’s solo show entitled “Sassa” opened on 10 June 2016, and is ongoing until 10 August at Gallery 1957 in Ghana.

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Art censorship on the rise: Freemuse annual report 2016


From direct attacks to self censorship, the Freemuse report discusses the global threats to art and artists. In its recent publication on censorship and attacks on artistic freedom, Art Under Threat, the Denmark-based advocacy group Freemuse demonstrates that acts of … Continue reading

Videonale in Lagos spotlights African video art


The international festival of video art Videonale Bonn spearheads a project in Lagos, Nigeria, presenting a workshop for local emerging artists as well as an exhibition featuring Nigerian and international video artists.

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Top 10 exhibitions on Art Radar in 2015


Art Radar rounds up the top 10 articles on exhibitions in 2015. Another eventful year in art is about to come to a close. Here is a list of the most clicked and read articles on exhibitions of contemporary art … Continue reading

6 award-winning South African artists to follow


Art Radar studies the recent winners of the Standard Bank Young Artist Awards (SBYA) for Visual Art in South Africa, charting the shifts in their artistic practices over the past five years.

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5 Egyptian artists to know


From sound and performance to multimedia and installation, Art Radar brings you 5 Egyptian artists that are changing perspectives on contemporary art from North Africa.

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New Nigerian art centre lays robust groundwork for future of African art


With the most comprehensive collection of modern and contemporary Nigerian art, the new multi-functional Thought Pyramid Art Centre in Abuja promises to raise the bar for the African art scene locally and worldwide.

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