Paris museum specialising in African art to close

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris:

High costs and low footfall put end to non-profit institution. The Musée Dapper in Paris will close its doors next month, with officials citing high costs and low attendance as reasons for shutting the privately funded, non-profit museum of traditional and contemporary African art.

The institution moved to its current location in the 16th arrondissement in 2000. More than 50 exhibitions have been held in the space. The current show Masterpieces from Africa (until 17 June) includes ancient works from Cameroon and Mali…read more 

Image | © Archives Musée Dapper |Hughes Dubois |  A statuette by the Senufo people from the Ivory Coast

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