contemporary african artTag
Chosen to represent the United States at the 59th Venice Biennal (23 April to 27 November 2022), US artist Simone Leigh will be the first Black woman ever to do so. The announcem..
He was 24 years old when he started painting. His name is Francis Essoua Kalu, but people shall probably remember him as Enfant Précoce. He’s the nephew of the Cameroonian plasti..
Satire is the use of humour, irony or exaggeration to expose and criticise people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical iss..
You know it’s Biennale season because there’s an uneasy air of low-key artsy sophistication everywhere. As expected, Berlin desperately wants to remain the coolest Art Metropolis..
“What first drives your existence, what gets you out of your cave and beyond what you’ve already seen and what you already know, is the need for another. Eiher way, for or agains..
Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director of the quinquennial documenta 14 must be relieved now that it’s finally over. The biggest deal (ehm, exhibition) in contemporary art is tradition..
As the years go by, it feels as if Ruddy Lilian Thuram-Ulien was blessed by time with that same never-aging look he had when playing with Blues, Parma, Juventus and France. World..
“The African breeze is blowing on our souls – Un air d’Afrique Souffle sur nos âmes” is what you read on one of the banners of the installation by Madagascan artist Joël Andriano..
This week is possibly the busiest week in London for the art industry. In fact, with all the fairs and art shows opening at once, it’s very hard to select one and give it precede..