“Prejudice at Home: A Parlour, a Library, and a Room”: British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare at James Cohan, New York – in pictures


British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare highlights issues of power and prejudice through the lens of history.

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“Senses of Time” at LACMA: African artists examine the lived experience of time past, present and future


Artists use video to explore diverse temporal realities: the personal and the political, ritual and technology and the body and automation on show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

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1:54 African art fair makes New York debut


The first international African art fair debuted in New York during Frieze Week.

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Refuting Orientalism: Lalla Essaydi at Baku Museum of Modern Art – picture feast


New York-based Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s solo exhibition at the Baku Museum of Art in Azerbaijan features works from the artist’s various series, including Converging Territories (2002-2004), Les Femmes du Maroc (2005-2008), Harem (2009) and Bullets (2009).

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Oman donates USD1.8 million to the Smithsonian’s African art museum


The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art receives generous donation from the Sultanate of Oman as interest in the historical influences and shared connections between Africa and the Middle East continue to increase.

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