As part of the ‘Rediscovering the History of Benin’ initiative announced today in Benin City, Nigeria, The Legacy Restoration Trust (LRT), the British Museum and Adjaye Associates are pleased to announce a major new archaeology project, linked to the construction of the newly named Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA).
Signature African Art presents Say My Name, two exhibitions of works curated by Khalil Akar and presented by acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay in London from 27 October 2020 and in Los Angeles in February 2021.
Gagosian is showing an exhibition of works by Romuald Hazoumè, bringing together sculptures from 1997 to the present.
We caught up with Kola Karim (Listed as one of the 10 most powerful men within Africa) who as an avid contemporary art collector and having built up an exceptional art collection is the perfect person to advise new art platform Sartch.
This week, the Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) in collaboration with Lahd Gallery, opened their joint exhibition, Africa My Africa – Connecting Boundaries.
The African art to see during and after Frieze
The United Nations will host an International Ebola Recovery Conference in New York today 10th July, during which unique art created by African artists in response to the Ebola crisis will be exhibited.
Arriving in Venice for the vernissage days whilst elections were in full swing, I was surprised to be confronted by a politically charged Biennale. Colonialism, Capitalism, Socialism, contemporary slavery and migration were some of the themes running through the 56th Edition of La Biennale di Venezia, which opened not long after a period of several weeks during which more than 1,800 migrants – many of them African – drowned whilst attempting to flee across the Mediterranean to Europe..
Tomorrow 11th March Saatchi Gallery will open Pangaea II: New Art From Africa and Latin America, the second instalment of the Gallery’s museum-scale survey which reunites the two former sister continents.
For many the African continent seems to exist in a cycle of conflict and unrest, and responsive efforts of rehabilitation and reconciliation. We celebrate the emancipation of countries within the continent, but does it equal freedom of the individual or heal the wounds bandaged in the wooing word, liberation?
Kamba Fine Art has curated a bespoke exhibition for Ozwald Boateng’s gallery, featuring unique pieces by artists including; Dominique Zinkpe, Ingrid Baars, Jean-Baptiste Sevette and Babajide Olatunji
The African Art Fair has returned with a stronger second edition
Tabish Khan brings you five art exhibitions in London that you should visit during the week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you.
‘Where is Africa on the stage of this “global” art world? What does it mean to talk about an “international art scene”?’
A new art fair focused on African art launches this October to coincide with Frieze