Star-Studded Performa Gala Offers Moving Tribute to South Africa

artnet News | Sarah Cascone:

Amid New York’s hectic gala and benefit scene, art lovers can always count on Performa to host a stand-out affair. This year was no exception. On November 1, guests crowded into the Altman Building on 18th Street. The evening was inspired by the visual and performing arts of South Africa, where Performa director and chief curator RoseLee Goldberg was born. (The upcoming Performa 17 will focus on South Africa, Kenya, Senegal, and Morocco.)… Read more

Image: Athi-Patra Ruga performs at Performa 2016 Gala: Beloved Country. Courtesy of BFA