An epochal exhibition of the Ghanaian artist – the last curated by Okwui Enwezor – gives the Munich institution a new face
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‘Wherever he is now, I know he is waiting for me. There is so much we did not have the time to address’
In style as well as substance, the late curator embodied a politics of inclusivity
The Nomura Art Award, funded by a Japanese financial services company, is now the largest cash prize available in the arts
A tribute to the late curator and his belief in the primacy of documentation
A tribute to the late curator’s support of artists in South Africa and how his writing on them ‘revealed something of his acute sense for history’
A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes
Enwezor, who embraced a more pluralistic art history beyond the Euro-American canon, had been battling cancer for several years
‘The wide range of artists presented in this astonishing show was a provocation that will fuel many young curators and scholars in the coming years’
‘The show singlehandedly thrust Africa back into the culture of global contemporary art.’
Art and culture have a role in describing the unevenness of the world: where do we go from here?