14 December 2017, Alexia Walker looks back at a bumper 2017 for the Global Art Market.
12 December 2017, Sarah Cascone looks at the creative way in which South African artist has protested the imprisonment of thousands of immigrants and refugees to Australia on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island and the island nation of Nauru.
9 December 2017, Grace Halio reports on South African artist Tony Gum being awarded the Pulse Contemporary Art Fair Miami Awards Prize.
The Scheryn Collection Arena, situated to the right of the main atrium on the ground floor of Zeitz MoCAA, will be hosting a series of talks and engagements from 9 December to 20 December 2018 as part of Zeitz MoCAA’s bumper December programming. Each talk is presented by the MoCAA Assistant Curators who have bought together a wide variety of contributors who will consider a diverse range of topics.
The Scheryn Collection Arena is home to the Centre for Performative Practise, a dedicated exhibition space devoted to performance art. This dedicated area was made possible by the dedicated support of Herman Steyn and Dabing Chen, founders of the Scheryn Art Collection. Scheryn was the first private institution to publically support Zeitz MOCAA and both Herman and Dabing felt it was important undertaking as the Scheryn Collection was founded on the desire to make purposeful, meaningful and sustainable contributions to the African Art Market.
4 December 2017, Robin Scher reports on the announcement of the prize winners of the current edition of the Les Rencontres de Bamako African Biennale of Photography. Athi-Patra Ruga was awarded the Seydou Keita award while other winners included French-born Julien Creuzet, Algerian Fethi Sahraoui, Gabrielle Goliath from South Africa, and Mali-based Moïse Togo.
4 December 2017, Rebecca Anne Proctor chats to Touria El Glaoui, the founder of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. They discuss the launch of the fair in London, its subsequent growth to New York and its most recent expansion to Marrakech in 2018.
1 December 2017, Alex Greenberger looks at Yinka Shonibare’s commissioned “Wind Sculpture” which has been commissioned by the Public Art Fund for the Doris C. Freedman Plaza in Central Park, New York.
30 November 2017, Cristina Ruiz and Anna Brady dig a bit deeper with the recent Leonardo sale in New York. The emergence of a “double-bind” guarantee, a new concept in auctions, is at the heart of what could be a very clever but complicated deal.