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

Israel’s Museum On The Seam Holds last exhibition before closing


Israel’s Museum On The Seam holds final exhibition “Thou Shalt Not” before closing its doors due to German donors withdrawing their support of the institution.

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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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“Prediction Laboratory”: Chinese artist Sun Xun at Yuz Museum, Shanghai


Sun Xun’s “Prediction Laboratory” is on show at Yuz Museum until 15 January 2017.

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South African artist William Kentridge’s “Thick Time” at Whitechapel Gallery, London


In an exhibition jointly organized with the Louisiana Museum of Art, in Denmark and the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Whitechapel Gallery opened on 21 September “Thick Time” featuring the work of internationally renowned South African artist, William Kentridge, which examines the ways in time and place have been manipulated during colonial and industrial expansion, as well as notions of control exercised during periods of great political upheaval.

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“The Shadow Never Lies” at Minsheng 21st Century Museum – in pictures


In April 2016, Minsheng 21st Century Museum in the Pudong district of Shanghai opened “The Shadow Never Lies”, showcasing the work of 35 international artists.

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Frieze New York evidences a sustainable art market – round-up


Galleries at Frieze New York report strong Asian collector presence in a now “completely global” art market.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2016 outperforms, signalling as yet unrealised potential for Asia – round-up


The Swiss fair’s fourth Hong Kong edition exceeded expectations on all counts amidst bleak economic (and weather) conditions.

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