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African Artists

6 Feminist African Artists Changing The Body Of Contemporary Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts

In 1929, a group of Igbo women gathered in the Nigerian city of Aba to protest the tax policies of the British colonial administration. As their weapo...

Here's What Happens When The King Of Trash Art Gets His Hands On A Fancy Manhattan Townhouse

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

In 1990, a man named El Anatsui was among the first batch of sub-Saharan Africans ever to present at the Venice Bienniale, the grand ball of the art w...

40 Contemporary African Artists Take On Dante's 'Divine Comedy'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts

Wangechi Mutu, Yinka Shonibare, Aida Muluneh, Dante Alighieri. These are some of the brilliant minds involved in "The Divine Comedy," a contempora...

LOOK: 'This Is Kinshasa, City Of Art, Where Travail Is Muse'

Posted 08.26.2013 | World

"Behold the artist." Amid the chaos of everyday life in Kinshasa, the artist has found one way to survive. This vibrant Congolese capital is home t...

Primary Colors: Njideka Akunyili

Arise Magazine | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Arise Magazine

Nigerian born, U.S.-based artist Njideka Akunyili is fast becoming the art world's newest star. Rumor has it that major collectors and museums are now vying for the works on show.