22 November 2017, Alex Greenberger reports on Zanele Muholi being awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. The award recognizes important people in the arts who have contributed to French culture.
6 October 2017, Alexander Forbes and Molly Gottschalk identify 10 artists to watch between Frieze, 1:54 and Sunday Art Fair. Billie Zangewa, who is part of the Scheryn Art Collection, is featured.
24 September 2017, Kelly Kellaway visit Turner Prize nominee Lubaina Himid at her home in Preston to discuss her practice and the 2017 Turner Prize.
16 October 2017, Victoria Valentine looks through highlights at Frieze London which includes African artists Donna Kukama, Nástio Mosquito, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Kiluanji Kia Henda and Billie Zangewa.
18 September 2017, Diane Smyth profiles the 11th Rencontres de Bamako which will run from 2 December 2017 – 31 January 2018. Mali’s Biennale will feature work from 40 photographers and collectives, drawn from all over the continent and from the African diaspora.
12 September 2017, Julia Hunt profiles the five artists who were shortlisted for the Artes Mundi prize. This includes three African artists Anna Boghiguian (Canada/Egypt), Bouchra Khalili (Morocco/France) and Otobong Nkanga (Nigeria).
5 September 2017, Julia Halperin takes a look at two Julie Mehretu paintings recently installed at SFMOMA. The paintings are said to be larger than Leonardo’s Last Supper, or Raphael’s The School of Athens.