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February 2016

African Art: Spotlight on Art Spaces

Posted in Art Market  |  February 20, 2016
African art spaces represent a key component of the system constituting the international art market. Their founders participate in cultural exchanges with the network of international art institutions and are involved in global art practices. Today, several art spaces serve as platform for international art professionals including curators, critics, and scholars, seeking access to local art scenes and knowledge.

African Art: Spotlight on Artist Groups, Part 3

Posted in Art Market  |  February 13, 2016
In the 1990s, a new wave of globalization changed the cultural production in Africa and paved the way for major cultural events. Consequently, a growing numbers of art workshops and groups were being established in some African countries. Some were founded in public universities by art students eager to embrace the cultural change, while others were created against the background of sociopolitical events which changed the balance of national power.

African Art Outlook for February

Posted in Events  |  February 06, 2016
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in February. From Cape Town to Chicago, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover this month with your family, your friends, or your valentine. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of February featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.