Latest News for: Africa art fair


Art with purpose: Meet the rising stars in upcycling

Gulf News 21 Oct 2021
As curated by the queen of repurposed art herself, Sarah Coleman, we share the most prolific new creatives, who are (re)producing art with a purpose ... The gripping series caught the eye of Christopher Moller of the eponymous Cape Townbased gallery, which has exhibited her artworks across South Africa and at international art fairs.

News in pictures: Friday 15th October, 2021

The Times/The Sunday Times 15 Oct 2021
Selfie-seekers go to extreme lengths for the perfect holiday snap in Nevesehir, Turkey ... BEHCET ALKAN/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY IMAGES ... Sponsored ... The artist Lakwena Maciver has created 20 basketball-themed paintings for the courtyard at Somerset House in London during the 1-54 contemporary art fair. The fair is dedicated to art from Africa and its diaspora.

Chigozie Obi Emerges As The 2021 Access Bank Art X Prize Winner

Business Day Online 09 Oct 2021
The first of its kind in West Africa, ART X Lagos is a unique cultural event that goes beyond the traditional bounds of an art fair and has welcomed over 40,000 visitors to several days of dynamic art experiences, a happening now complemented virtually through ARTXLAGOS.COM.

The 49 coolest neighbourhoods in the world for 2021 named by Time Out: Norrebro in ...

The Daily Mail 06 Oct 2021
Leith, pictured, is home to 'big arts institutions' and a Michelin-starred restaurant ... The XI District in Budapest (pictured) is home to 'bohemian cafes, bars and independent art galleries', says Time Out ... The Dakar BiennaleAfrica’s largest contemporary arts fair – is the perfect time to visit, as the water temperatures start to rise.'.

Investec Cape Town Art Fair: Digital Event connects Africa to the world

Independent online (SA) 18 Sep 2021
Africa’s leading art fair, Investec Cape Town Art Fair, is making great strides with its first digital event in conjunction with its sister fair in Milan, Miart International Modern and Contemporary Art Fair, taking place from September 17-19. Under the theme, Connect Through Art ...

South Africa's bandit slaves and the rock art of resistance

Phys Dot Org 20 Aug 2021
In our most recent study of rock art in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, we see that this art also provides us with the raiders' perspective ... South Africa's bandit slaves and the rock art of resistance (2021, August 20) retrieved 20 August 2021 from https.//

Arts for Africa craft fair scheduled for Sept. 18

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 19 Aug 2021
2021 Arts for Africa Postcard. The ninth annual Arts for Africa Art and Craft Fair will take place Saturday, Sept ... All of the proceeds from this event will be given to the Tumaini Schools in Tanzania, East Africa ... Arts For Africa founder Kellie Lala first visited the school in fall 2005.

Creative Arts

Odessa American 15 Aug 2021
The 2021 Permian Basin Fair and Expo is seeking creative art entries. The Creative Arts committee announced “Out of Africa” as the 2021 theme, after having to cancel the 2020 Fair and Expo due to the pandemic ... Treasures of different talents and skills are displayed every year during fair days.

Abuja, Miami, Seoul: gallery director Dolly Kola-Balogun maps out her path to African art’s world domination

The Art Newspaper 16 Jul 2021
“While I was at Kings College [University of London], I attended 1-54 Contemporary African art fair,” she tells The Art Newspaper ... Now, Retro Africa is one of Nigeria's leading contemporary art galleries, representing African artists from all over the continent and beyond ... We began to participate in art fairs like Art X Lagos and 1-54.

Contemporary art fair returning to Aspen Ice Garden in August

Aspen Times 09 Jun 2021
Intersect Aspen, the art fair formerly known as ArtAspen, will return to the Aspen Ice Garden Aug ... Intersect Aspen, the contemporary art fair formerly known as ArtAspen, will return for an in-person 30-gallery event in the Aspen Ice Garden this August ... The Aspen event will be its first in-person fair since the pandemic hit the art world.

MENART fair points to Paris as new hub to showcase region

Arab News 02 Jun 2021
Marking the first international contemporary art fair dedicated to artists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after months of COVID-19 lockdowns, MENART opened the artistic season in Paris with a reception for more than 2,500 visitors, of which around 90 percent were French.

Artist Hussein Salim’s journey to find his place in the world

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 May 2021
It is surprising given he has been exhibiting frequently in South Africa, his artworks sell out at art fairs and in London-based auctions and they present a unique abstract aesthetic ... Salim’s place is currently in South Africa ... – African Art Features Agency funded by the National Arts Council in South Africa.

New art fair in France to showcase MENA artists

Arab News 09 Apr 2021
At a time when cultural life in France has taken a hit, a new boutique art fair showcasing works from the Middle East and North Africa will arrive on the Parisian art scene between May 27 and 30 ... “In Paris, you have an art fair dedicated to Asia and Africa, but you have nothing ...

Art Dubai opens with a bang, against the odds

Arab News 01 Apr 2021
Some of the art world’s biggest names can be found at the fair alongside rising and established stars from the Middle East, Africa and Global South — regions Art Dubai has long worked to support ... The gallery is one of a number of spaces — Addis Fine Art, Tafeta and Akka Art Project — representing art from Africa, a key focus of the fair.

Art Dubai 2021 highlights: What to see and do as the fair returns with adapted format

The National 28 Mar 2021
It is no surprise that Art Dubai 2021 is a rather different fair to its predecessors ... As Art Dubai begins on Tuesday, March 29, here are a few highlights from the galleries and fair programme to see and do ... With last year’s fair going virtual due to the pandemic, the Ithra Art Prize 2020 has not been displayed in public until now.