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July 16 - August 22, 2015

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Folks can’t seem to come to terms with the fact that African artists have now taken and secured their seat at the dinner table, invited or not!

–Chika Okeke-Agulu

Richard Taittinger Gallery is proud to present Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?, a summer showcase of works by an exciting crop of contemporary artists from Africa, curated by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, artist, art historian and specialist in modern and contemporary African and African Diaspora arts.

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? celebrates the growing impact of African art on the global stage and serves as a crucial platform for visibility in New York. The exhibition introduces the work of twelve African artists: Aida Muluneh, Amalia Ramanankirahina, Amina Menia, Beatrice Wanjiku, Chika Modum, Chike Obeagu, Ephrem Solomon Tegegn, Gopal Dagnogo, Halida Boughriet, Onyeka Ibe, Sam Hopkins, and Uche Uzorka.

On view until Saturday, August 22.

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