Reading Time: 4 minutes As a global environmentalist, writer, and journalist, I have dedicated my career to raising awareness about pressing environmental issues and promoting sustainable practices worldwide. One remarkable trend that has caught my attention is the growing number of African artists working with recycled materials.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The world of the arts, a realm of enchanting creativity, has always been characterized by its intrepid spirit.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Portraiture is a genre of art that has been an essential part of human expression throughout history. With its roots dating back to ancient civilizations, portraiture has served as a means to document individuals,
Reading Time: 5 minutes The world of African art is a rich and diverse tapestry of styles, histories, and cultural significance. As our global art consciousness expands, it becomes increasingly vital to examine the role of philanthropy in supporting African art.
Reading Time: 6 minutes In this journal, I endeavor to explore the extraordinary impact of African Diaspora artists on the global art scene. The African Diaspora, a term describing the communities of people of African descent living outside of the African continent,
Reading Time: 4 minutes African art encompasses a diverse range of artistic expressions, reflecting the rich cultural heritage and history of the continent. From ancient rock art, bronze sculptures, and wooden masks to contemporary installations, murals, and performance art,
Reading Time: 5 minutes Art therapy, as a form of expressive therapy, uses the creative process of making art to improve one’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
Reading Time: 4 minutes African street art is a powerful and diverse form of creative expression that has rapidly gained recognition and prominence over the last few decades. From the vibrant murals in South Africa to the intricate stencils in Tunisia, it has played a significant role in transforming urban landscapes and empowering local communities across the continent. This essay aims to explore the impact of African street art on urban landscapes and communities, delving into its historical background, the role it plays in urban transformation, and how it empowers communities.
Reading Time: 4 minutes African sculpture has a rich and diverse history that spans centuries. Traditional African sculpture was primarily focused on spiritual and religious themes, commemoration of ancestors and leaders, and the celebration of nature and wildlife. The influence of colonization and globalization, however, has led to a shift in the themes, styles, and materials used in African sculpture. This art form has grown to encompass social, political, and environmental commentary, playing a significant role in cultural preservation and identity. In this essay, we will investigate the key themes and styles in contemporary African sculpture, highlight notable artists and their contributions, and discuss the importance of exhibitions, museums, and galleries in promoting this art form.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The African art market has witnessed a significant transformation over the years, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and creativity of the continent. As the demand for African art increases, the market is evolving, with contemporary African artists gaining global recognition and African art attracting the attention of international collectors and investors.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The world of art has been shaken by a new African auction record, with a 1939 painting by the renowned South African modernist Irma Stern taking center stage. This fascinating piece, titled “Children Reading The Koran,” signifies the increasing appreciation for African Traditional Art, as well as the incredible talent that the continent has to offer.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Demand for African Art Soars, Sparking Concerns About a Masterwork Exodus, Naomi Rea ArtNews visits the 1-54 Art Fair in Marrakesh While some fear foreign speculators will snap up…
Reading Time: 3 minutes In The forgotten stars of Malian photography’s Golden Age, Helen Jennings explores the sometimes overlooked master photographers to come out of Mali who have to flourish under the limelight of some of the greatest names in Photography.
Reading Time: < 1 minute For the first time in its 32-year history, the recently cut-short Tefaf (The European Fine Art Fair) Maastricht had a booth dedicated to contemporary art from the African continent. The London-based exhibitor, Tafeta, was among the five selected for this year’s Showcase section,
Reading Time: 5 minutes There’s been a spike in fake African art. What’s being done to fight it, writes Gerard de Kamper, Chief Curator Collections, lecturer, PhD candidate, University of Pretoria. The art world has…
Reading Time: 3 minutes Meet the Black Photographers Who Are Changing Fashion The New Black Vanguard features 15 groundbreaking image-makers. by Devine Blacksher for the Cut In 2018, when Anna Wintour hired Tyler Mitchell to…