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Five Artists Shortlisted for the 2022 Sobey Art Award

The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada announced the five artists shortlisted for the 2022 Sobey...

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Meet Cecile Fakhoury, French Curator Promoting Contemporary African Art

Ivory Coast-based art gallery owner Cécile Fakhoury today runs three eponymous spaces in three different world capitals dedicated...

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Mbongeni Buthelezi: The South African Artist Turning Plastic into Portraits    

For South African artist Mbongeni Buthelezi, his choice of medium was born out of desperation, but it ultimately...

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The Smithsonian Institution will return 29 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria. 

On Monday, 13 June, the Smithsonian Board of Regents voted to repatriate to Nigeria 29 out of the...

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Tunisian City Attracts a New Type of Tourists

There are some cities in the world where tourists don’t need to step into a museum to come...

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ECHOES FROM THE POETOURISM 2022 HELD ON 4TH JUNE 2022 AT THE YEMISI SHYLLON MUSEUM OF ART, PAN ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, LAGOS, NIGERIA

 WELCOME ADDRESS TO POETOURISTS ON THE OCCASION OF POETOURISM 2022 HELD ON 4TH JUNE 2022 AT THE YEMISI...

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How The Graffiti Girls Kenya Use Public Art to Shine a Light on Gender Based Violence   

An artists’ collective in Nairobi, Graffiti Girls, is using their talent to send powerful messages. On the exteriors...

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How NFTs Have Empowered Artists in African Art Scenes  

The traditional art world has always presented barriers to entry, but the advent of non-fungible tokens suddenly created...