Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
At the freshly opened Winsing Art Place in Taipei, works by Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo are being presented in Taiwan for the first time. In this video, the founder of Winsing Arts Foundation, Jenny Yeh, introduces Vo's exhibition.
Lise Sarfati received her Master's Degree in Russian Studies from the Sorbonne in 1979. She made picture taking her career after working as the official photographer for the Acadamie des Beaux Arts in Paris. Sarfati received grants from the Fiacre Ministère de la Culture, Paris, and Villa Médicis Hors les Murs in the 1980s. From 1989 to 1998 Sarfati lived in Russia, doing documentary photography, some of which laid the ground work for her later interest in focusing on the lives of young adults. In 1997 she joined Magnum Photos and became a full member in 2001.Read More
Lise Sarfati's work has been the subject of exhibitions worldwide and can be found in such collections as the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Maison Europennée de la Photographie in Paris, the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her publications include Acta Est (Phaidon, 2000), The New Life (Twin Palms, 2005), Fashion Magazine: Austin, Texas (Magnum Photos, 2009), and SHE (Twin Palms, 2012). Sarfati splits her time between Paris, France and Los Angeles, California.
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