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25 articles taggés "Africa"
A Multi-award Winning New York Collection
Victoria Mann, Broadening the Field of Artists and Collectors
The AKAA is a genuine ecosystem of Africa-based creation. Its founder, Victoria Mann, talks about it with a freshness that does much for the contemporary…
Germany: A Thorny Matter Continues
In mid-March, a national get-together in Berlin is being held to debate the question of collections originating from the colonies. Germany had taken…
"Cultures" in Brussels: Reaping the Benefits?
The synergy between the arts of elsewhere and yesteryear is palpable for the fourth year running, as the event at the Grand Sablon looks set to become…
A Break in the Tribal Art Market
The tribal art market seems to be running out of steam. What lies behind this stagnation, and is it a cause for concern? A few possible answers.
Parcours des Mondes: The Increasing Presence of Archaeology
Now firmly established as the global leader in non-European art, the Parcours des Mondes is widening its geographical scope to boost the presence of…
Fang Ancestor and St John
African and religious art highlighted Gabon and the Middle Ages.
Emmanuel Kasarhérou: A New Direction for the Musée du Quai Branly?
Named as head of the Musée du quai Branly after a six-month transition period, the former director of Noumea's Tjibaou Cultural Centre talks about…
Trafficking: Fake UNESCO Certificate Alert
Parcours des Mondes 2020, a Test for the Art Market
The 19 th Parcours des mondes ("Journey Through the Worlds") will take place in Paris as scheduled, but with a less international range of visitors…
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Collector Adora Mba Aims to Promote Emerging African Artists
Before opening her own contemporary art gallery in Accra, Ghana, on October 15, this gallery owner and collector was a journalist and art consultant…
Death of Sindika Dokolo, A Leading Collector of African Art
The businessman and leading collector of African art died suddenly on October 29, following an accident in Dubai. He was 48.
Traditional African Arts on Top
This sale devoted to the traditional arts of Africa, Oceania and America totaled €1,111,513, with several historiated pieces reaching six–figure bids.…
Fostering a Dialogue with Brooklyn Museum's David Berliner
The president of the Brooklyn Museum in New York since 2016 discusses the challenges and achievements of one of America’s most important institutions.…
Art Market Overview: Gerald Chukwuma On the Rise
Born in Nigeria in 1973, Gerald Chukwuma (a graduate of the University of Nigeria, where he met El Anatsui) is now considered one of the most dynamic…
From the Grenoble Olympics to a Studio in Bamako
This eclectic, generous b reton sale ranged from the 1968 Olympic Games to Roberts’ outdoor art and a photographic portrait by Keïta.
Stephanie Wiles: The Yale University Art Gallery Looks Towards the Future
We spoke with Stephanie Wiles, The Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery about her vision for the gallery, the New Voices,…
Dismantling the Museum: Dan Hicks on the Benin Bronzes and Cultural Restitution
In his recent book The Brutish Museum s , Dan Hicks calls for the radical rethinking of Western museums. He uses the case of the Benin Bronzes to call…
Bourgogne Tribal Show: Far from the Teeming Crowds
The fifth edition of the Bourgogne Tribal Show will take place from June 24 to 27 in Besanceuil, near Cluny in Saône-et-Loire.
El Anatsui: A Majestic Showing at the Conciergerie in Paris
Invited to the Conciergerie for a carte blanche exhibition, the Ghanaian artist presents a sensitive circuit in harmony with the venue and its history,…
Paris: A September Jammed Packed with Art Fairs and Shows
September will be packed with an unprecedented concentration of fairs and shows, starting with Art Basel, whose parent event has been postponed until…
Parcours des Mondes Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Paris
An open-air art fair dedicated to Non-Western arts, which has become a major event since its creation in 2002, Parcours des Mondes is celebrating its…
Mariane Ibrahim Champions Contemporary African Art In Paris
The Chicago-based Franco-Somali gallery owner is opening a Parisian branch on the highly desirable Avenue Matignon. We welcome the return of the prodigal…
An International Public for Parcours des Mondes
The 20 th edition of Parcours des Mondes ended successfully on September 1.
The French Senate Takes Up the Issue of Restitution
Frieze Masters: Out with the New, In with the Old
Binoche et Giquello Present a Giant Triceratops Called Big John
Crystal Bridges: The Museum that Walmart Built
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