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PIASA: Africa + Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

PIASA will be holding the live auction in Paris on Wednesday, May 19 2021 For the first time in Paris in the context of a Contemporary African Art Sale, this auction will present the work of two major African-American artists: Beauford Delaney, the great African American painter of the post-war period, and Kehinde Wiley, a […]

Challenging Fellows: Steven Rand on the apexart Fellowship

apexart is a non-profit arts organisation in Lower Manhattan founded in 1994. They offer opportunities to curators and emerging and established artists while challenging set ideas about culture, art, exhibitions, and curation through their exhibitions, Fellowships, publications, and public programmes. Brendon Bell-Robers, Co-founder of ART AFRICA spoke to Steven Rand, Executive Director and Founder of […]

The East is a Career: Ashraf Jamal explores the work of artist, Nicola Roos

Roos’ pieces reflect on Africa’s historical co-dependence on global superpowers and how histories are constructed and written in our emerging inter-connected world cultures. ‘The East is a career, Benjamin Disraeli declared. An imperialistic vision, it was as accurate in 1849 as it is now – even though the world has radically changed, the East no […]

Grief and Grievance: Jennie C. Jones in Conversation with Gary Carrion-Murayari

This conversation featuring artist Jennie C. Jones and Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator at the New Museum, was hosted in conjunction with the exhibition ‘Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America’. This conversation series highlights the practices of artists participating in the exhibition. Jennie C. Jones (b. 1968, Cincinnati, Ohio) lives and works in Hudson, […]

Celebrate Freedom Day with Iziko Museums of South Africa!

Enjoy the freedom to choose, to participate, see, discover, and explore with Iziko Museums of South Africa. Iziko Museums will be celebrating Freedom Day, 27 April 2021, by providing visitors with the freedom to participate in one, or all, of our Freedom Day events. Join Iziko Museums for a virtual public discussion, a new exhibition […]

Grief and Grievance: Rashid Johnson in Conversation with Massimiliano Gioni

This conversation between artist Rashid Johnson and Massimiliano Gioni, Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum, was hosted in conjunction with the exhibition “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America.” This public program series highlights the practices of artists participating in the exhibition. Rashid Johnson (b. 1977, Chicago, IL) is a contemporary American artist […]

Grief and Grievance: Hank Willis Thomas in Conversation with Margot Norton

This conversation between artist Hank Willis Thomas and Margot Norton, Allen and Lola Goldring Curator at the New Museum, was hosted in conjunction with the exhibition ‘Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America’. This public program series highlights the practices of artists participating in the exhibition. Hank Willis Thomas (b. 1976, Plainfield, NJ) works […]

Méné: ‘Time is Love’ at Out of Africa Gallery

A very sunny group show, in the grayness of our days, gives us the colour, light and comfort that we so badly need! Three African artists – Henri Abraham Univers, Prince Galla Gnohité, Méné – put love, happy vitality and sweet dreams in the spotlight. Méné, My reflect, 2019. Acrylic on canvas, 94 x 122cm. […]

Prince Galla Gnohité: ‘Time is Love’ at Out of Africa Gallery

A very sunny group show, in the grayness of our days, gives us the colour, light and comfort that we so badly need! Three African artists – Henri Abraham Univers, Prince Galla Gnohité, Méné – put love, happy vitality and sweet dreams in the spotlight. Prince Galla Gnohité, Solidarité, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 130 x […]