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Frédéric Bruly Bouabré. Le Dieu Solaire APIS (Égyptien) me présente, ici, l’aspect d’un message pictographique que j’essaie d’interpréter à ma façon, au verso du tableau from Connaissance du monde. 1991. Colored pencil and ballpoint pen on board, 6 ⅜ × 12 ⅜” (16.2 × 31.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Jean Pigozzi Collection of African Art. © 2022 Family of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

World Unbound

Substance et contexte contre les erreurs d’interprétation : la rétrospective de Fédéric Bruly Bouabré au MoMa

L’exposition rend hommage à l’artiste ivoirien le plus important du vingtième siècle et témoigne de son importance dans l’histoire de l’art.

Clockwise: By Gloria Kiconco, Yina Jiménez Suriel, Serine Ahefa Mekoun and Russel Hlongwane

Out now! Nouveaux éditions papier : C& et documenta fifteen

L’étoffe dont sont faits les nouveaux réseaux

Ann Mbuti se penche sur les coulisses d’un projet de collaboration entre C& et la documenta fifteen, qui a donné lieu à quatre numéros papier.

Clockwise: Kyle Malanda, Who Will Bury You? III, 2018. Courtesy the artist; Ja’Tovia Gary, Image from Giverny I (Négresse Impériale), 2018. Courtesy the artist; kate-hers RHEE, And then there were none. ©2013, performance HD video and C-Print photography, courtesy of the artist.

From the Archive

Black (Art) History Month

From the reenactment of art conferences in Africa to South-South collaborations, we revisit articles that examine Blackness in a global art context.

30 November 2019 : KOP hosts their last event for 2019 at the Third Placein Newtown. The night had two stages, live graffiti art, games and  heavy entertainment. Photography Andiswa Mkosi

Artist Portrait

ANDYMKOSI, Even in Darkness, Makes a Space for Light

The South African photographer presents us with an alternative and joyful portrait of Black experiences on the continent.

The Red Affair (Detail), 2020, John Baptist Sekubulwa, Courtesy of artist.

Artist Portrait

Ugandan Artist John Baptist Sekubulwa Links Historical And Contemporary Pain

Relentlessly questioning political power relations, Sekubulwa chooses the image of the human brain to depict postcolonial vulnerability – and hope.

Julie Mehretu, Among the Multitude I, 2019/2021. Courtesy the artist and carlier | gebauer.

Julie Mehretu

Rester alerte sans rien perdre de la poésie

Rose Jepkorir a rencontré l'artiste pour discuter avec elle de son œuvre qui investit les lieux étranges de l'entre-deux à travers l'abstraction.

Alma Thomas, Air View of Spring Nursery (Detail), 1966. Acrylic on canvas. The Columbus Museum

Inventer son propre terrain

Alma W. Thomas et les trésors du monde naturel

Après la guerre, de nombreux artistes de couleur se sont vus rejetés par…

ruby onyinyechi amanze, astral planes [only kin keeps us warm], 2020, Ink, graphite, colored pencils, photo transfers on four sheets of paper. Courtesy Mariane Ibrahim

En Conversation avec Immy Mali

ruby onyinyechi amanze : Dessiner les éléments, chorégraphier la liberté

ruby onyinyechi amanze réalise des dessins-collages élaborés qui évoquent des moments de liberté…

Janine Jembere, to cite: diaspora, sound installation, 37:06 minutes, paper prints, 2019, Photo: Kashira Dowridge

Good to Hear

These Are the Podcasts You Need to Follow

Knowledge production has never been so swift, intersectional, and accessible. And much of…

D'Angelo Lovell Williams The Lovers, 2017. Pigment print
20 x 30 in. © D’Angelo Lovell Williams, Courtesy of the artist and Higher Pictures

Collectors' View

Intersecting Patronage, Family and Community with Bernard Lumpkin

After a decade of collecting artworks by artists of African descent with his…

Ifebusola Shotunde, Lagos, New Nigeria Studios at ART X Lagos, 2020.

Art X Lagos 2020

Radically Different, This Year

Tokini Peterside explains how Art X Lagos adapted to the pandemic and to…

The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art, 2019. Courtesy the YSMA.

The Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art

An Educational Collection

Four years ago, Africa's biggest art collector, Prince Yemisi Shyllon, started the process…