What’s driving the growing interest in African art?

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Jane Morris:

The Parisian art world will resound to a decidedly African beat when Bernard Arnault’s Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, hosts a three-part exhibition devoted to African art: Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier (26 April-28 August), It will include a show of contemporary South African art from the foundation’s collection and a selection of works from the collection of Jean Pigozzi. Meanwhile, the Parc de la Villette is hosting the 100% Festival of African art and culture (until 28 May) and the upmarket retailer Galeries Lafayette is celebrating African art and design with an exhibition (until 10 June)… Read more

Image: Kudzanai Chiurai, Genesis [Je n’isi isi] XI (2016), from the Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton, on show in Art/Afrique

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