Can art help mend the relationship between China & Africa?

POST MAGAZINE | Melissa Twigg:

Africa is being picked over again, but this time it isn’t for diamonds, gold or ivory. International art collectors have turned their attention to the continent and found a sophisticated market brimming with talent, finally putting an end to the idea that African art is about little more than wooden masks, woven mats and tribal figurines. Instead, today’s African artists are exploring potent issues such as rape, poverty and Chinese immigration. As the Asian art market slows, Africa’s appears willing and able to fill the gap… Read more

Image: A still from William Kentridge’s video installation Notes Towards a Model Opera

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