6 April 2018, Lexi Manatakis looks at the legacy of Seydou Keïta in the lead up to an exhibition of his work at Amsterdam’s FOAM Museum titled Seydou Keïta – Bamako Portraits. The exhibition runs until June 20 2018.
5 April 2018, Kate Brown covers the The UK government’s plan to ban the sale of ivory of any age in order to protect elephants for future generations.
4 April 2018, Nduta Waweru reports on the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) joining Google Arts and Culture platform. This means you are now able to take a virtual tour of JAG which includes 7000 works available online.
31 March 2018, Victoria Valentine reports on Sotheby’s African Modern & Contemporary Art sale which took place on 28 March 2018 in London.
28 March 2018, Jason Farago reviews Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders on display until April 22 at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. The exhibition by the Algerian-French artist Mohamed Bourouissa was built out of the year he spent in Philadelphia living among the young men of the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club.
29 March 2018, Gareth Harris reports on the ground-breaking partnership between Budi Tek and LACMA to ensure the long-term future of Tek’s collection.
28 March 2018, Diane Smyth reports on the shortlist for the Contemporary African Photography Prize. The prize is a prize for those engaging with Africa or its diaspora.
28 March 2018, Katrina Kufer looks at Kader Attia’s current exhibition at Palais de Tokyo which runs until 13 May 2018.
The Museum of Modern Art will be holding a retrospective of the artist Bodys Isek Kingelez (1948–2015) from the DRC. Bodys was primarily a sculptor of imagined buildings and cities that reflected dreams for his country. The retrospective will take place from May 26 2018 until January 1, 2019
21 March 2018, Anny Shaw uses the context of the 2018 edition of Art Dubai to investigate if there is increased interest for African Art in the Middle East.
20 March 2018, Louisa Buck looks at Lydia Ourahmane’s exhibition, The You in Us, which is the Algerian artist’s current solo exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery in London.
19 March 2018, Andrew Goldstein conducts a very interesting interview with Marc Spiegler, Global Director of Art Basel. The pair discuss how the fair has evolved over Marc’s 10 year involvement along with the influence of Art Basel and the role it plays in the Global Art Market.
12 March 2018, Hermoine Eyre chats to Robert Devereux about his love for African Art and his future plans to support artists on the continent.
13 March 2018, Alex Greenberger unpacks the most recent Art Basel/UBS Art Market report for 2017.
5 February 2018, Alexxa Gotthardt profiles Baya Mahieddine, a Algerian artist whose work is being shown at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. The exhibition is the first U.S. solo exhibition of the late Algerian painter and sculptor.