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A Sotheby’s Show Brings African Contemporary Art to Israel

Barrons 27 Jan 2023
The collection was assembled in recent years by two Israeli brothers who were drawn to African contemporary art during business trips to Africa ... Collectors flock to fairs such as the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, which features works by artists from Africa and the diaspora at events in London, Paris, and New York.

‘Queen’s hedgehog’ fungus among 2022’s new discoveries recorded by Kew

The Observer 21 Dec 2022
... of discovery,” said Dr Martin Cheek, the senior research leader in Kew’s Africa team ... Saxicolella deniseae, a herb adapted to living in rapidly flowing water, was first collected on the Konkouré River of Guinea in west Africa, and named in honour of its collector, Denise Molmou.

WineInk: Southern Styles

Aspen Times 17 Dec 2022
“Why is this guy — who has a column about wines from the Southern Hemisphere — not writing about wines from South Africa and Chile?” ... But, while I mentioned both Chile and South Africa, I neglected to take a deeper dive into the wines from those countries ... South Africa lies about as far away from Aspen as one can get when traveling the world of wine.

Museum brings together work by three larger-than-life woman painters: Kahlo, Sher-Gil and Stern

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Dec 2022
This is the first time paintings by Frida Kahlo and Amrita Sher-Gil, two painters representing innovations in earlier 20th-century Mexican and Indian art, have been publicly exhibited in South Africa, possibly on the continent too ... Kahlo and Sher-Gil pretty much shunned Africa ... This archive, library and museum in Austin is partial to South Africa.

Filtering for safety

Capital Ethiopia 27 Nov 2022
Capital caught up with Angelo Dalessio, Representative for Middle East and Africa of CORALSpA, manufactures of sleeve dust collectors, industrial air filtration systems, industrial dust and fume extractors and centralized industrial extractors, for an inside look at their work in Africa ... Do you have any projects in Africa for example in Ethiopia?.

Our Little Interview with DJ Dinos Mekios

The Harvard Crimson 10 Nov 2022
Mekios began putting his pocket money together to buy obscure records by bands from around the world — once, he bought a suitcase’s worth of records from South Africa. Thus began his lifelong passion for collecting records, though he’s reluctant to call himself a “collector.” ... While his love for music grew, his passion for research had not ... .

Bookmark these Jozi stores

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Nov 2022
Collectors Treasury. As the largest second-hand bookshop in southern Africa with over 2 million titles spread over five floors, there are literally stories for days at Collectors Treasury ... Collectors Treasury also stocks a few antique items and a large collection of vinyls, including an Elvis and Janice vinyl, made in South Africa back in the day.

World has technical potential to host 47.6 PWh of photovoltaic-thermal panels

PV Magazine 17 Oct 2022
... collector and a copper absorber ... “The most restrained potentials, on the other hand, are expected in Europe (0.24 PWh) and Sub Saharan Africa (1.28 PWh) where either the geographical (climatic) or the utilization potential of solar collectors may be reduced,” the scientists said.

US: 'Rarity is the word'- Sotheby's proud to auction 8 fancy vivid blue diamonds

Ruptly 13 Oct 2022
Sotheby's said that the diamonds were recovered from the historic Cullinan mine in South Africa. The diamonds are available in different shapes and sizes for buyers and collectors ... .

GRA shuts down Game branch at Accra Mall over non-compliance with E-VAT Invoicing

Joy Online 12 Oct 2022
The Management of the shop directed customers shopping at the time to move out after consultation with their head office in South Africa.

GRA shuts down Game branches in Accra over E-VAT Invoicing

Joy Online 12 Oct 2022
The Management of the shop directed customers shopping at the time to move out after consultation with their head office in South Africa.

Wallace family’s public art legacy begins new chapter in Gypsum

Vail Daily 02 Oct 2022
At that time abstract pieces were in vogue, Ullberg explains, so he moved to Botswana, Africa where he worked as a hunting guide and taxidermist prior to becoming the museum curator in Gaborone. It was there that he learned the anatomy of Africa’s wildlife. Then fate — in the form of some Colorado collectors — intervened.

You can own a piece of Africa’s heritage with new Rhino coin from South African Mint

Independent online (SA) 16 Sep 2022
... in celebration of South Africa’s heritage ... “The beauty of this design, coupled with the value of the precious metal and the association with Africa’s most famous animals, have placed the collection among the most popular collector’s items,”the Mint Company said in a statement.

Herbert Wigwe… ‘The Special One’

This Day 12 Sep 2022
The seamless merger formed a leading Tier 1 Nigerian bank and the largest bank in Africa by number of customers, spanning three continents, 12 countries and over 31 million customers, including more than 13 million mobile customers ... Yes, Herbert Wigwe is one of the biggest collectors of most enthralling and pricey artworks in Nigeria nay Africa.

A tale of two (art) cities in the time of Covid

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Sep 2022
At present, I would say 80% of our collectors are from outside South Africa,” says Banele Khoza, an artist and founder of Joburg’s BKhz gallery ... At present I would say 80% of our collectors are from outside South Africa,” says Banele Khoza, an artist and founder of BKhz, a Joburg-based gallery.

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