Above: Photo courtesy Gus Casely-Hayford Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford, who writes, lectures and broadcasts widely on African culture, has been named Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art effective Feb.
Above: Helemozão (Helen Salomão da Silva e Silva; b. 1994, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil). Gorda flor (Full Bloom), 2016. The Fowler Museum at UCLA presents Axé Bahia:
A kaleidoscope of Caribbean cultures under one umbrella will celebrate one of Miami’s premier cultural festivals that captures the spirit, passion, and essence of the Caribbean-American community.
This fall the Fleming Museum of Art presents the exhibition Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic, drawn from the Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic Collection (SABA) at Duke University.
The Logan Center and Brazilian curator Thiago de Paula Souza sit down for a talk about the current exhibition Divine Violence.
Above: Park Station, 2013, from the Joburg: Points of View series Diptych, pigment ink on cotton paper The Stevenson Gallery is pleased to present Museum of the Revolution by Guy Tillim, who has won the 2017 Henri Cartier-Bresson Award for this new body of work.
Above: Alteronce in Hannah by Tomashi Jackson. Opening Sept. 30 at ArtCenter/South Florida, “On Documentary Abstraction” explores the ways contemporary artists are using abstract painting and sculpture to document, discuss and revisualize recent history.
Above: Gregory Vorbe “Black President” Mixed Media on Canvas 40 x 40 inches 2017 “Felaspora,” an exhibition celebrating the life and work of Fela Kuti through us, the diaspora who listened, loved the man and now bring forth his legacy.
Above: Work by Pascale Marthine Tayou For the fifth London edition of the fair, 1:54 FORUM programme will convene around the title The Conversationists, with an aim to examine the role that public programmes play in producing and sustaining an economy of knowledge, across a range of cultural platforms and formats.