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.
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.
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.