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Show information about the snippet editorYou can click on each element in the preview to jump to the Snippet Editor. SEO title preview:Ayọ̀ Akínwándé; The Artist isn’t Present

From March 23 to May 5, 2019, the Many Studios will present Ayọ̀ Akínwándé’s first solo exhibition titled The Artist isn’t Present in the United Kingdom. The artist will borrow elements of building construction to explore his own process of making new work. For the purpose of this exhibition, Akínwándé has interrupted the notion of completion, situating the viewer in his working environment. The exhibition......

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National Gallery of Zimbabwe Calls for Women Exhibition Entries

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) is inviting artworks from local female artists and those in the diaspora for this year’s women’s exhibition titled Balance for Better: Redesigning the Woman’s Space, running from March 22 to May 20, 2019, in Harare. In a statement, NGZ deputy director and chief curator Raphael Chikukwa mentioned the deadline for submission is March 15. He explained that the exhibitors would......

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Wim Botha: Still Life with Flowers

From March 19 to May 11, 2019, Stevenson, Cape Town will present Still Life with Flowers by Wim Botha, his ninth exhibition with the gallery. While the artist’s recent exhibitions have featured crystalline forms, reflective surfaces and fluorescent fixtures engaging light and movement, Still Life with Flowers stands as an introspective counterpoint. New oil paintings on raw cotton with natural pigments and ash, together with sculptures carved in walnut,......

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Gallery Profile: Goodman Gallery

Goodman Gallery is one of the most prestigious international contemporary art galleries. Established in Johannesburg in 1966, the gallery works with contemporary artists who influence and strive to shift perspectives and engender social transformation. Founded during the era of apartheid, Goodman Gallery offered a non-discriminatory space when museums served the agenda of the autocratic government. Since 2008, under the directorship of Liza Essers,......

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MoMa Names Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi Curator

The Museum of Modern Art in New York announced today that Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi will join its department of painting and sculpture as curator. He will take up the post in July and will be responsible for participating in the institution’s acquisitions program, the installation of the collection galleries, and the development of special exhibitions and catalogues. “I am pleased to welcome Smooth......

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Five Noteworthy Filmmakers Reinventing the Industry

Film remains a powerful, ubiquitous force within human cultures in the 21st century. Significantly, it has provided a lens for society to see and sympathise with the marginalised. In this piece, we highlight the African filmmakers who are portraying Blackness, without the usual stereotypes. Ifeoma Nkiruka Chukwuogo www.thenativemag.com Ifeoma Nkiruka Chukwuogo is a Nigerian writer and director. She was born in Warri and raised......

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Robyn Penn: News from Another World

Robyn Penn’s News from Another World reveals a striking new calibration of the sublime in line with our contemporary relationship to the natural world. Penn’s work, which has long been focused on the realities of climate change, reveals an awareness that it is that natural beauty and wonder which first gave rise to the notion of the sublime in 18th century aesthetics and which would......

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