10 March 2020, The first entirely state-funded art museum on the continent is also a relic of a turbulent political and economic history by Rebecca Anne Proctor.
23 February 2020, by Lanre Bakare.
20 February 2020, by Matthew Blackman.
23 January 2020, The Benin Bronzes, some of Africa’s greatest treasures, were looted in 1897. After a chance encounter, two men made it their mission to return them by Alex Marshall.
17 January 2020, The 2010s not only saw the rise of new and urgent social movements – #BlackLivesMatter, Occupy, #FeesMustFall, Extinction Rebellion, #MeToo – it also witnessed the emergence of a generation of bold artists, new art fairs, photo-sharing apps and a journey’s end for this short century’s most thrilling curator, writes Sean O’Toole.
16 January 2020, In the wake of initiatives to repatriate Africa’s stolen property, the author of this letter asks the French President to repair what his ancestors have broken, before attempting to restore the war trophies of colonial conquest by Manthia Diawara.
13 January 2020, The time is ripe for artists and curators to reconfigure what can actually be done within the walls of a museum by Clémentine Deliss.
13 January 2020, Yinka Shonibare talks about his project spaces in London and Nigeria and Africa’s untapped artistic potential.
11 December 2019, The landmark report was about more than just an exchange of objects by Naomi Rea.