musée YVES SAINT LAURENT marrakech opens in Morocco


musée YVES SAINT LAURENT marrakech (mYSLm) opened on 19 October 2017. A new addition to Marrakech’s culture and arts landscape, the museum is dedicated to the life and work of the French fashion icon, and will also host temporary exhibitions. … Continue reading

Zeitz MOCAA opens in Cape Town, South Africa


The world’s largest museum dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora has opened in Cape Town.  Focusing on 21st century creative practice, the Zeitz MOCAA held its opening weekend across 22-24 September 2017.  Zeitz MOCAA, a new museum dedicated to cutting-edge … Continue reading

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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