Frieze and 1:54 African Art Fair New York 2017 – round-up


Art Radar rounds up May’s edition of Frieze and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in New York.

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Abstraction and figuration: African-American artist Tschabalala Self at Parasol unit, London


African-American artist Tschabalala Self’s canvases intersect abstraction and figuration.

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The iconic imagery of Malick Sidibé the “Eye of Bamako” at Somerset House, London


Somerset House and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in conjunction with Paris-based MAGNIN-A gallery opened the first major UK solo show of the recently deceased Malian photographer Malick Sidibé.

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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 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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