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New York Times – What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week – Pascale Marthine Tayou

By Martha Schwendener   The work of the Cameroon-born Pascale Marthine Tayou illustrates the complications of the global art model in which artists adopt a handful of industry-approved elements — found objects, pop culture, some form of political critique —…

The Brooklyn Rail – Pascale Marthine Tayou: Colorful Line

By Osman Can Yerebakan   RICHARD TAITTINGER GALLERY | MAY 2 – AUGUST 22, 2018 Tens of branches sprout out of a large white wall, each with a colored plastic bag hung to it at the entrance to Colorful Line,…

Whitewall – Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colorful Vocabulary and Global Vision

Katy Donoghue   On view this summer at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York is a large survey of Pascale Marthine Tayou, entitled “Colorful Line.” Curated by Jérôme Sans, it is the most comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work in the U.S. to date….

Ocula: Running the Course: Frieze New York

Paul Laster Curator Jérôme Sans did the talking at Richard Taittinger Gallery on the Lower East Side that same evening. The former director of Beijing’s Ullens Center for Contemporary Art provided a tour of Colorful Line (2 May–22 August 2018), a survey of new and earlier works…

TimesLIVE: Wedding Crash: The fabric of Dreams

Titled Rapaciously Yours and on view at the Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, the exhibition comprises nine sculptures and a large sound installation called The Dream. The latter work is composed of 40 wedding dresses sourced from second-hand stores…

Hyperallergic: South African Artist Nails It with Sculptures Made from Thousands of Press-Ons

When Taraji P. Henson, in the character of Cookie on the TV show Empire, stalks into a room, juts out one voluptuous hip, puts her hand on it, looks a rival directly in the eye and says “What’s up, boo…

Times Live: Northern Exposure: SA art finds Manhattan groove

“All so f***ing African,” reads a text panel floating above the melee at the Armory Show, a ritzy art fair held every spring next to New York’s Hudson River. For a few days last week this provocative statement by Cape…

Artnet: Who’s in and Who’s Out at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair This Year?

“We came in as a pop-up last year trying to see if there was a market for us,” 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair director Touria El Glaoui told artnet News in a phone interview. Based on 2015’s inaugural success, the fair, which…

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