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TimeOut: Check out summer’s top group exhibitions in NYC

It’s summer in the art world, which means the annual ritual of group exhibitions taking over galleries is well underway. Like art itself, such shows come in all different flavors from the simple round-up of a gallery’s stable of artists…

Wallpaper*: Speaking up: a celebration of African contemporary art at Richard Taittinger Gallery

Both Nigerian British installation artist Yinka Shonibare and the Ghanaian El Anatsui have captured considerable global acclaim, while a wide range of lesser known contemporary African artists are just beginning to garner attention. Leading the way is Ugochukwu-Smooth C Nzewi,…

Elephant Magazine: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

As a new exhibition opens at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, curator Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi explores the growing impact of African art on the global stage. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? borrows its title from Sidney Poitier’s 1967’s epic…

Widewalls: Richard Taittinger Gallery: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Art historian Chika Okeke-Agulu has once said that people have to get used to the fact that ”African artists have now taken and secured their seat at the dinner table, invited or not”. With this quote in mind Richard Taittinger…

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