African Art

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Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa: Tunisia, 2015, protocol of assembly and display to guide the reconstruction of a floral arrangement consisting of cut flowers, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris. Collection of th

Hallie Ringle of the Studio Museum looks forward to the debut Frieze Artist Award at Frieze New York 2018

By Hallie Ringle

The argument that ancestral connection offers a natural grasp of the complex histories and aesthetics of African art is profoundly misguided

By Chika Okeke-Agulu
El Anatsui, TSIATSIA – Searching for Connection, 2013, installed over the  facade of the Royal Academy, London. Photograph: Jonathan Greet

The increased visibility of art from Africa in the UK

By Basia Lewandowska Cummings
'From Pierneef to Gugulective', 2010, Installation view Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town

A long-overdue shift is happening in how contemporary African art – from Dakar and Lagos to Cape Town, Harare and Rabat – is disseminated and discussed

By Nana Oforiatta-Ayim