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

“Art/Afrique, Le nouvel atelier”: African art from 1989 onwards at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris


The exhibition marks the first time the Jean Pigozzi collection of African Art will be displayed in Paris. Art Radar takes a look at the show, which covers African art from 1989 onwards.

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Do Artists Need to Leave Africa to be Successful? Art Basel Conversation – video


South African artists Candice Breitz and Zanele Muholi discuss their decisions to leave or stay in Africa during Art Basel 2017.

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Power 100: ArtReview lists the top 100 names in the art world for 2016


In this 15th edition of Power 100, while Swiss curator Hans Ulrich Obrist tops the list, Asia and Africa spots new entries.

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“Making Africa: a continent of contemporary design”: 120 African artists on display in Barcelona – in pictures


“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” at CCCB in Barcelona presents the work of over 120 African artists and designers, and illustrates how design fuels economic and political change.

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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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6 gallery highlights from Art Basel Miami Beach 2015


Art Radar’s gallery highlights from Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 opening on 2 December 2015.

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African queer art attacked and banned – Dak’Art 2014


The Senegalese government shut down all LGBTI themed exhibitions at Dak’Art 2014, after the plight of a groundbreaking but short-lived exhibition on LGBTI African art caused controversy over fundamentalism and censorship as the hosting gallery was attacked by extremist Islamic groups.

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