23 April 2018, Melissa Gronlund looks at Ibrahim El Salahi’s first retrospective, Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Sudanese Artist in Oxford at the Ashmolean Museum.
20 April 2018, Hettie Judah talks to Lubaina Himid about using her enhanced clout to request that galleries showing her work reach out to black artists living and working nearby and include them in events like talks and debates that run with the exhibitions.
18 April 2018, Benjamin Sutton looks at photography’s influence and impact on how South Africans remember their pasts and picture their futures.
16 April 2018, Tom Jeffereys looks at new report which suggests that women, people from working-class backgrounds and BAME workers all face significant exclusion in the creative industries in the UK.
16 April 2018, Julie Boukobza interviews Neïl Beloufa about “L’Ennemi de mon ennemi,” his current exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
13 April 2018, Mary Carole McCauley reveals that The Baltimore Museum of Art is selling seven artworks by such 20th-century masters as Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and Franz Kline to make way for pieces by contemporary artists of color and women including South African artist Zanele Muholi.
13 April 2018, Abe Ahn reviews Meleko Mokgosi’s paintings currently on view in Bread, Butter, and Power at the Fowler Museum. Mokgosi questions democratic ideals in his paintings of contemporary life in Botswana.
5 April 2018, Artforum reports on Decolonize This Place’s open letter demanding that the Brooklyn Museum do more to address representation in its museum. The collective has urged the museum to introduce a “Decolonization Commission” that would help the museum “redress ongoing legacies of oppression, especially when it comes to the status of African art and culture.”