African women first: “Lucy’s Iris” at Musée Départmental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart


“Lucy’s Iris” considers Lucy’s view of her prodigal daughters who are shaping the landscape of contemporary art practice on the African continent.

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now


Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

Preview: ArtBahrain 2015


Manama’s Bahrain Bay hosts the inaugural ArtBahrain, the kingdom’s first art fair, from 13 to 16 October 2015, with a showing of local contemporary artists and galleries from the Middle East and beyond.

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