Curating Africa Beyond the Clichés
A new exhibition seeks to bring contemporary African art to the fore—and there's not a tribal mask to be seen.
Morocco’s Anti-Colonial "Moon King" Lives—Inside This Artist's Memory
Mounir Fatmi explores postcolonial memory through three artifacts from his childhood in 1970s Morocco
Nike and Beyoncé Love This Nigerian Body Painting Artist
Laolu Senbanjo uses the body as a canvas for his bold and geometric painted patterns.
What to Do When Priceless Art Meets Hungry Insects | Conservation Lab
Before entering the Menil Collection in Houston, an installation of wood and soil gets quarantined in an oven and a zero-oxygen chamber.
South African Artist Breaks Cultural Barriers With Patterned Paintings
Esther Mahlangu creates special edition work in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
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Artists Preserve Nelson Mandela's Legacy with 95 Unique Posters
From boxer to president, Mandela's life is celebrated through graphic design.
What Do Ancient Artifacts and Contemporary Paintings Have in Common?
Ancient African sculptures collide with contemporary Western paintings at Peres Projects in Berlin.
25 Contemporary Artists Reimagine the African Mask
The exhibition 'Disguise: Masks and Global African Art' connects African masks to masquerade.
Meta-Alert: The Armory Show 2016
The Armory Show is the definitive art business fair, but it might have become self-aware this year.
8 African Artists to Know at The Armory Show
From busted busts to circuit board infections, here are the artworks and artists worth knowing from The Armory Show's African contemporary art focus.