Monday, August 2, 2021
Lubaina Himid. Photo: artskop.com

Lubaina Himid – African Contemporary Art

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Lubaina Himid is a British artist and curator focused on the African Contemporary Art. She was one of the first artists to become involved in the UK's Black Art movement in the 1980s.
Photographer Jorge Vargas and his two daughters have worked to make whimsical portraits during their time in lockdown in Argentina. Left: Saint, and Right: Air. (Jorge Vargas)

Photography as a Mean for Coping with Isolation, and Art News of the Week...

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Jorge Vargas, an Argentine photographer, spent time in isolation creating imaginative portraits of his two daughters. Art News of the Week 9 - 15 November 2020
Revue Noire 01, published in 1991. Photo: revuenoire.com

The Magazine of African Art “Revue Noire”, and Art News of the Week 2...

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The magazine “Revue Noire” had shown the artistic creation of the African continent within the international scene. Now the book “Revue Noire—Histoire Histoires—History Stories” tells how this famous magazine was created in 1991. Art news of the week 2-8 November 2020.
Maebel, 2012. Photo: MoMA

Toyin Ojih Odutola Writes A Love Letter to Black Britain

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Toyin Ojih Odutola is a Nigerian-American contemporary visual artist known for her vivid multimedia drawings in various mediums, and these examine the reshaping of identity through a diverse range of sources and modes of story-telling.
Sacred Faces. Photo: Brian Siambi

New Faces in Contemporary African Portraiture, and Art News of the Week 19 –...

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Kusum Lata Sharma is an art practitioner and researcher in Bhopal that started a series of contemporary art called ‘Water Hyacinth’ a few years ago and art news of the week 19-25 October 2020.
Triple Self-Portrait, solarised 1933. Photo: Helen Muspratt

Photo Oxford: a Celebration of Women and Photography in Pictures, and Art News of...

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Ben Enwonwu, was a Nigerian painter and sculptor, an international star in the 1960s, and his art seems to be making a comeback. Art News of the Week 12 - 18 October 2020
MAQUEII 2002. Photo: Courtesy Goodman Gallery

Tracey Rose – Contributing to History

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It’s not every artist who is brave and committed enough to shave her entire body and make an art piece with the hair while filming using surveillance cameras, Introducing Tracey Rose.
Kudzanai Chiurai. Photo: afrika-news.com

Kudzanai Chiurai, Art as a Tool of Cultural Activist

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Kudzanai Chiurai is an artist and activist born in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe in 1981, where he currently lives and works. He became the first black student to graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Pretoria, South Africa where he has spent most of the last years.
Omar Victor Diop - LIBERTY - SELMA, 2016. Photo: omarviktor.com

Omar Victor Diop, The Power of Contemporary Photography

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Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1980. Since he was a child, he had a great interest in photography and design, using this interest as a means to achieve to capture the diversity within modern societies and lifestyles in his native Africa.
Artwork in the GAWU series. Photo: WikiCommons

El Anatsui – The Godfather of Recycled Art

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El Anatsui is a very clever and gifted artist. No one else can do what he does and make it look that easy. Born in 1944 in Ghana the youngest of 32 children, El Anatsui is the godfather of recycled art.