November 26, 2018
Power of Women by Ayodeji Rotinwa

When I asked Awa Ndiaye Samb, curator of the soon-to-open Museum of Black Civilization (MBC) Dakar, whether it was usual in Senegal that the curatorial team of such an institution, the first of its kind, was predominantly led by women, her response was brusque.

Read More
November 13, 2018
Cotton: The Soft, Dangerous Beauty of the Past

Through Jan. 21, The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) will open its newest fall exhibition, “Cotton: The Soft, Dangerous Beauty of the Past.” The exhibit, which features 35 medium size, to large-scale photographs, installations, and altarpieces by Philadelphia based artist John E.

Read More
November 8, 2018
1-54 Announces Galleries for the Marrakech Edition

Above: Farah Khelil, Point de vue, point d’Ècoute (clichÈs 2), 2017, Variable dimensions. Courtesy the artist and Officine dell’Immagine Bringing together 18 international galleries and the works of over 65 established and emerging artists, 1-54 Marrakech aims to broaden its programme with bespoke events and exhibitions across the city and showcase Marrakech’s creative energy.

Read More
November 6, 2018
SOTHEBY’S UNVEILS THE SALE CONTENTS OF THE THIRD (RED) AUCTION Curated by Theaster Gates and Sir David Adjaye In Collaboration with Bono To Support the Fight Against AIDS

Above: Ebony G Patterson…bearing witness…     Sotheby’s is honored to unveil the sale contents of the third (RED) Auction supporting the fight against AIDS, which has been curated by art and architecture stars Theaster Gates and Sir David Adjaye in collaboration with musician and activist Bono.

Read More