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The Divine Comedy: African Artists explore Dante's Epic at the Museum of African Art

What do you envisage when you think of heaven and hell? Most people’s imagination of the afterlife is tied to something written in a novel or depicted on screen.  292 more words

Culture

30 Americans exhibit now open at Arkansas Arts Center

30 Americans, the newest exhibit at the Arkansas Arts Center, opens today.  It will be on display there until June 21.

30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. 387 more words

Museum

Paint a Canvas of Africa

I really wish I knew how to draw/paint; I’ve always dreamed of one day being able to pick up a paint brush and getting lost in colour, textures and emotion. 698 more words

Africa

Last chance to see: Bronze Pumpkins by Yayoi Kusama

For adults, Halloween now feels like a distant memory, but if your kids, like mine, are still mourning the loss of their carefully crafted pumpkins to the composter, then this one is for you! 217 more words

Art

Mermaids and Pumpkins: Wangechi Mutu and Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro (London)

A black figure emerges from a calm sea… it does not look like any other fish, or creature, its black membrane is being beaten by the early wind: sometimes it is still sometimes it stirs… it is a “something”: a dark matter, a metamorphic creature indecisive between being near the water or advancing towards the land. 1,397 more words

Exhibitions