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February 2018

In Conversation with Kerry James Marshall

Posted in Art Market  |  February 17, 2018
History of painting contains remarkably few African American painters and even fewer representations of black people. Kerry James Marshall, a child of the civil rights era, always felt like he has a social responsibility to speak about the daily life of African American. He has mastered the art of representational and figurative painting, during a period when neither was in vogue.

In Conversation with Chris Ofili

Posted in Art Market  |  February 10, 2018
With the Winter Olympics and Paralympics Games starting, it is good to remind that some art activities are often taking place along or in the preparation of the event. In 2012, London unveiled a series of posters designed by a group of British artists including Chris Ofili. Each artwork represents the artists’ unique style while celebrating the city and the sporting event. Chris Ofili talks about the inspiration for the poster he created for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

African Art Outlook for February

Posted in Events  |  February 03, 2018
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in February. From Paris to Cape Town, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of February featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.