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CHRIS THURMAN: Even billionaires want bargains: ultracontemporary artists raise the stakes

Business Day 17 Mar 2023
Throughout the 20th century, the art historians of the West focused much of their attention on fetish objects when discussing African artistic traditions — indeed, the fetish stood metonymically for art in and from Africa.

‘The Robert de Niros of Metehara’: Joey L’s best photographs

The Observer 01 Mar 2023
Everyone in Ethiopia knows this hairstyle because it’s very specific to the Karrayyu people. They style their hair to invoke the shape of the sycamore tree, which is a sacred meeting place for the community ... -Joey L’s CV ... 13 Years of Photographs from the Horn of Africa by Joey L is out now (Earth Aware Editions) and in a limited collector’s edition ... .

Boro Prez opens week-long ‘Brooklyn is Africa’ public art exhibit

Metro USA 28 Feb 2023
Brooklyn Borough President, Antonio Reynoso recently celebrated Black History Month with an opening night reception for the “Brooklyn is Africa” art exhibit’s return to Borough Hall ... The “Brooklyn is Africa ... On Wednesday, March 1, 2023, “Brooklyn is Africa” is open for extended hours from 10 a.m.

CCBA-Ethiopia announces plastic bottle subsidy, pledges up to 10 million birr

Capital Ethiopia 27 Feb 2023
Aimed to boost polyethylene terephthalate plastic (PET) bottle collection rates, Coca Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) launches a pilot project to subsidize plastic beverage bottle collectors in Addis Ababa.

WATCH: SARS commissioner not yet claiming victory for revenue windfall

Eye Witness News 22 Feb 2023
South Africa's revenue collector's efforts are bearing fruit amid staggering national debt.

WATCH: SARS commissioner not yet claiming victory on revenue windfall

Eye Witness News 22 Feb 2023
South Africa's revenue collector's efforts are bearing fruit amid staggering national debt ... .

One Tory MP’s fear and loathing for the 15‑minute city has no foundations

The Observer 19 Feb 2023
Imagine an old-fashioned British country town ... But no ... the ancient and beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, in an arid region of Tunisia, acts as a giant collector of such rainwater as falls on roofs and paving, which drains into a reservoir underneath. If this worked in north Africa in the first millennium, why not in East Anglia in the third? ... .

Mexico City seeks to grow reputation as international art hub

Raw Story 10 Feb 2023
Artists and collectors from ... Zona Maco's new artistic director, Juan Canela, said that "more than 55 international museum groups" had come to the fair, while buyers for private collectors had arrived "from various places in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the United States of course.".

A guide to insuring precious works of art

Independent online (SA) 09 Feb 2023
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the three-day art exhibition takes place mid-February, and will unite collectors from all over Africa given that it is the biggest contemporary art fair on the continent ... She explains that many collectors often make the mistake of underinsuring their pieces, or even forgetting about insurance altogether.

Ramat Gan art museum reopens with new exhibits

The Jerusalem Post 09 Feb 2023
Collector Oded Shatil has ... Africa Today, the exhibition will be open until Friday, May 5 ... This could be a starting point for Israeli collectors seeking to expand their collection, as the experience of diaspora is shared by both Jewish people and those who have their roots in Africa.

Looking Beyond FIRS’ N10.1tn Tax Haul

This Day 05 Feb 2023
Analysts noted that Nigeria, which should be the leading light in terms of tax administration in Africa, given its position as the most populous with the largest economy in the continent, has continued to lose billions of naira in tax revenue to illegal tax collectors.

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.

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