Interview with Goumbook

Art and recycling: the idea is certainly not new – think about arte povera or ready-made from the 1950s, or even earlier on how experts often found paintings “buried” under new paint: a form of canvas recycling for sure. But today it is taking the shape of a movement binding together a form of expression and a form of protest, and its literally everywhere;

interview with Le Petit Journal

Inverview with Le Petit Journal by Marie-Jeanne Acquaviva

African Art sets on fire the auctions houses in London!

The African artists, generally neglected by the secondary market, finally begin to receive an adequate recognition. Museums, critics and fairs are increasingly oriented to include art from those states. Sales of the latest Sotheby’s and Bonhams auctions are a decisive moment of consecration of contemporary African art.

Magical Mozambique

“I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy” Ernest Hemingway

Art, Community and the Creative Economy

The idea is to speak about African Artists and analyse how the art is helping communities to sustain themselves, the many initiatives that are evolving on the continent helping children and rural areas to face the social problems and talk about them.

Seeing in the Dark: challenging how we use our senses to perceive art

As Picasso said; “Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.”

Attending the opening of MOCAA, Africa’s ‘Tate Modern’

Launch of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA)

Does African art have to bear the responsibility of a positive social message?

Arts for Arts sake? Ask me if I agree with this much over-used phrase, and my answer would be an unequivocal yes. Of course, art does not have to have a message. It can be enjoyed simply for its aesthetic beauty. Real art isn’t about messages, doesn't necessarily say anything. It is an arrangement of shapes, a pattern of words.

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