Posts tagged ‘Sam Hopkins’
July 21, 2015
Artsy: Understanding Contemporary African Art’s Hard-won Rise to the Art World Main Stage
That “Contemporary African Art” is a collecting category encompassing 54 countries, 1.1 billion people, over 2,000 spoken languages, multiple thousands of native tribes, and near equally split between the traditions of Islam and Christianity, surely presents a slew of problematics….
July 17, 2015
Bedford + Bowery: This Exhibit Will Permanently Redefine Your Idea of Art From Africa
In Nigerian artist Chike Obeagu’s “Private Viewing,” a white couple wearing comical expressions look at art with bulging eyes. The painting, one of the first things you see when you enter Richard Taittinger Gallery on the Lower East Side, serves as a…