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A Poem That Is Not Our Own, William Kentridge’s first major solo exhibition in Switzerland, opens at the Kunstmuseum Basel on June 10, 2019. Spanning the course of a three-decade-long career and curated by Dr Josef Helfenstein the exhibition sheds light on Kentridge’s early graphic art and films from the 1980s and 1990s. Several previously unseen works in Europe, as well as a new film inspired by the museum’s......

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Recent Works by Jean David Nkot - Omenka Online
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September 15, 2021

Recent Works by Jean David Nkot

Jack Bell Gallery is pleased to present a new body of paintings on canvas by contemporary artist Jean David Nkot. In his fourth solo exhibition with the gallery, Nkot continues to address themes surrounding trans-African migration. His works combine detailed portraits with layers of complex cartographic information. Jean-David Nkot draws up a sensual, realistic and wandering mapping of all these human beings led......

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Lady Skollie- A Prediction - Omenka Online
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September 13, 2021

Lady Skollie: A Prediction

Yolk and white, a sphere of promise. A glowing orb showing the future, a frenzied dream with traces of the past. Throwing bones, dice, even hands to determine an uncertain future. Running from 15 September to 15 October 2021 at Everard Read Johannesburg is A Prediction by Lady Skollie. From pre-colonial San learning divination from Tswana elders to Betway, A Prediction tries to speculate what......

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Breyten Breytenbach: Breyten - Omenka Online
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September 09, 2021

Breyten Breytenbach: Breyten

Running presently at Stevenson Amsterdam is Breyten, a solo exhibition by Breyten Breytenbach, featuring new paintings and drawings. Breyten is the artist’s first solo show in Amsterdam since the early 2000s, the choice of title reflecting his ‘first-name-basis’ kinship with the city. Breytenbach describes the visit, a poem he penned in the 1990s, as central to this body of work. Translated here into English for the......

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Whatiftheworld Presents Lyndi Sales: Nature’s Code - Omenka Online
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September 09, 2021

Lyndi Sales: Nature’s Code

Running presently at Whatiftheworld is Nature’s Code, a solo exhibition of collage and installation by Lyndi Sales.  Nature’s Code is a bold and explorative body of work by Lyndi Sales – and in many ways, an evolution of her exhibition at Art On Paper in New York (2020), which held at its core an exploration of fragments. The latter defined as “a small piece or a part, especially when......

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Artco Gallery Presents Roger Ballen: Roger the Rat - Omenka Online
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September 08, 2021

Roger Ballen: Roger the Rat

I cannot remember when I put this rat mask on for the first time… I am unsure whether I am a rat or human. Perhaps my mother was a rat and my father a human. I think I am a bit of each… Throughout his career, Roger Ballen has pursued a singular artistic goal; to give expression to the human psyche—to explore visually,......

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