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Apartheid’s artistic legacy

Denied the freedom to exhibit their work, a generation of formerly neglected artists nevertheless expressed their personal pain and the collective outrage of a marginalised …

A visionary modernist

One of the Sudan’s greatest cultural ambassadors, the majestic Ibrahim El-Salahi, is also one of the continent’s greatest contemporary artists, as Beverly Andrews discovered at …

Dolls Never Die

A Benin artist, Gérard Quenum, has brought a whole new meaning to old, torn, and discarded dolls. He makes them live again. “I love the …

The Arts Of Benue

The Niger River’s principal tributary is the Benue River, itself a major waterway that runs from east to west across Nigeria’s Middle-Belt. It is the …