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We announce exhibitions that feature work from the CAAC collection as well as exhibitions that feature work by CAAC artists outside the collection.

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
Omar Victor Diop, Project Diaspora, SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, Atlanta, USA
(from 02/17/17 to 08/20/17)

Omar Victor Diop, "Dom Nicolau," pigment inkjet print on Hahnemühle paper, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and MAGNIN-A, Paris.


SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film prese... read more
L'épreuve du feu : exposition des vases, Galerie de Sèvres à Paris, France
(from 02/14/17 to 04/15/17)


Le plus grand des six fours à bois de la Manufacture de Sèvres, classé monument historique, datant du XIXe siècle a été exceptionnellement remis en fonction le 20 octob... read more
Flow of Forms / Forms of Flow. Design Histories between Africa and Europe, The Faculty of History and Arts - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany
(from 02/03/17 to 03/12/17)


Those who are familiar with artistic production and the cultural debates of Africa and its diaspora are sure to have heard about the innovative fashion and product design scenes on the continent as well. At international d... read more

Afrique Plurielle, Visages du Monde, Cergy, France
(from 01/21/17 to 03/24/17)

Ken (detail), 2011
Le studio des vanités
Impression jet d'encre pigmentaire sur papier Harman By Hahnemuhle
60 x 40 cm
Edition de 5 ex + 2 AP
© Omar Vi... read more
Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro-Futurism, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
(from 12/09/16 to 04/22/17)
Musclemen Series, 2012, by Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou



This large-scale group exhibition presents art being made today in, or abo... read more
Essentiel Paysage, MACAAL (Musée d'Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden), Marrakech, Maroc
(from 11/14/16 to 03/06/17)

A l’occasion de la COP 22 qui se tient en novembre 2016 à Marrakech, la Fondation Alliances au Maroc présente l'exposition "Essentiel P... read more

South Africa the art of a nation, The British Museum, London, UK
(from 10/27/16 to 02/26/17)
Discover the history of South Africa through an incredible 100,000 years of art.



Your journey starts with examples of some of the earliest e... read more
Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali, Somerset House, London, UK
(from 10/06/16 to 02/26/17)

Somerset House and the 1:54 contemporary African art exhibit, in c... read more


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
(from 04/26/17 to 08/28/17)

Chéri Samba, J'aime la couleur, 2003, Collection de la Fondation Louis Vuitton
© Chéri Samba - Photographe : Claude Germain, Primae.



Du 26 avril au 28 août 2017, la Fondation Lou... read more
Afriques Capitales, La Vilette, Paris, France
(from 03/29/17 to 05/28/17)
EXHIBITION : METROPOLIS AFRIQUE CAPITALES
Art curator Simon Njami
A proposition by Africa Aperta - Dominique Fiat



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AQUA Contemporary Artists and Water Issues, Ile Rousseau, and Château de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland
(from 03/22/17 to 07/02/17)

Opening on World Water Day
Ile Rousseau, Geneva, 22 March - 31 May 2017
Château de Penthes, Geneva, 22 March - 2 July 2017

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PAST EXHIBITIONS
Barthélemy Toguo au stand de la Galerie de Sèvres, BRAFA, Bruxelles, Belgique
(from 01/21/17 to 01/29/17)

Depuis sa création en 1740, la Manufacture de Sèvres a été un lieu de rencontres artistiques de tout premier plan. La maîtrise des techniques artisanales a permis de donner vie ... read more
L'épreuve du feu : exposition des vases, Musée national de céramique, Sèvres, France
(from 12/07/16 to 01/08/17)


Sèvres - Cité de la céramique
2 Place de la Manufacture
92310 Sèvres (France)
Tél. : +33(0)1 46 29 22 00

Les espaces des collections permanen... read more
Seydou Keïta, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Bruxelles, Belgique
(from 11/17/16 to 01/21/17)

Sans titre
1954-1960
Courtesy: CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection & Galerie Nathalie Obadia Paris/Bruxelles. Copyright: ©Seydou Keïta/SKPEAC

Galerie Nathalie Obadia presents the first exhibition in Br... read more

AKAA — Also Known As Africa, Carreau du Temple, Paris, France
(from 11/11/16 to 11/13/16)
Foire d'art contemporain et de design
Paris du 11 au 13 novembre 2016

Les Rencontres AKAA
L’Invention de l’Authenticité

Classifier. Mettre dans des boîte... read more
Paris Photo 2016, Grand Palais, Paris, France
(from 11/10/16 to 11/13/16)

Paris Photo’s mission, since its creation in 1997, is to reunite an exceptional selection of artworks in an exploration of photography in all its forms, from vintage works to contemporary creations, from the world’s premier galler... read more
FIAC 2016 - Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Grand Palais, Paris, France
(from 10/20/16 to 10/23/16)
20-23 October 2016, contemporary art fair and outdoor projects in the heart of Paris.

Le rendez-vous incontournable de la création artistique !
La 43ème édition de la FIAC se déroulera du 20 au 23 octobre 2016.

Twitter : https://twitter.com/FIAC
Instagram : http://instagram.com/fiacparis
Pint... read more
Congo Art Works / Peinture populaire, Bozar, Bruxelles, Belgique
(from 10/07/16 to 01/22/17)
AfricaMuseum@BOZAR est un espace de rencontre du Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale installé au Palais des Beaux-Arts pendant sa rénovation jusqu’en 2017.

Au même titre que la musique et la danse, la peinture populaire est profondément liée à la vie quotidienne. La République démocratique ... read more
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, UK
(from 10/06/16 to 10/09/16)
Europe’s leading art fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art will return to London for its fourth edition, from the 5-9th of October 2016.
A reference to fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, the title of 1:54 establishes the parameters of the fair’s ethos: as a platform that strives to represent multiplicit... read more
Dans le regard de l'autre, Le Carreau, Cergy, France
(from 10/01/16 to 11/27/16)
L'exposition Dans le regard de l'autre a lieu dans deux espaces différents :
Au Carreau de Cergy du 1er octobre au 27 novembre
À Visages du Monde du 1er octobre au 6 novembre
Cette exposition est une exploration de nous-mêmes au sein de nos présents et avenirs communs. A travers des formes artistiques très diff... read more
MAKING AFRICA Continent of Contemporary Design, Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands
(from 10/01/16 to 01/15/17)
Cyrus Kabiru, »Caribbean Sun«, 2012, image from the »C-Stunners« photography series, © Carl de Souza

This autumn the Kunsthal Rotterdam throws new light on contemporary African design. ‘Making Africa’ presents work by more than 120 artists ... read more
Môgô Dynasty, galerie Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
(from 09/23/16 to 11/19/16)

Môgô #1
Technique mixte sur toile
145 x 180 cm
2015
© Aboudia



La galerie Cécile Fakhoury présente sa troisième exposition personnelle de l’a... read more
L’Autre continent, Muséum d'histoire naturelle du Havre, France
(from 09/15/16 to 12/31/16)
Femmes, artistes, africaines

Dans le cadre du LH Forum de l’Economie Positive, le Muséum accueille une exposition présentant les œuvres d’artistes femmes émergentes ou plus confirmées, nées ou vivant en Afrique subsaharienne.

Les artistes originaires du Sénégal, ... read more
Unter Waffen. Fire and Forget 2, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
(from 09/09/16 to 01/08/17)
Group show entitled 'Unter Waffen. Fire and Forget 2', Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, 9th September 2016 to January 8th 2017. Includes work by Jack Bell Gallery artist Gonçalo Mabunda.

MADE YOU LOOK Dandyism and Black Masculinity, The Photographers' Gallery, London
(from 07/15/16 to 07/25/16)
From studio portraiture to street photography, this exhibition brings together a group of geographically and historically diverse photographers whose imagery explores black masculinity as performance, as play, as invention - in particular through the adoption of a dandy-esque persona.

In the early 21st century, black men are among the most in... read more
Africa Pop! : «Tear my Bra» | «Swinging Bamako» - Les Rencontres Photographiques d'Arles, France
(from 07/04/16 to 08/15/16)
SWINGING BAMAKO

LA FABULEUSE HISTOIRE DES MARAVILLAS DE MALI

1960 : le Mali accède à l’indépendance. En pleine guerre froide, il choisit d’intégrer le bloc socialiste e... read more

The Great Animal Orchestra, Fondation Cartier Paris, France
(from 07/02/16 to 01/08/17)
From July 2, 2016 to January 8, 2017, the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain is pleased to present The Great Animal Orchestra, inspired by the work of American musician and bioacoustician, Bernie Krause. The exhibition brings together the work of artists from all over the world and invites the public to enjoy an aesthetic meditation, both aura... read more
Déluge - Barthélémy Toguo, Carré Sainte-Anne, Montpellier, France
(from 06/22/16 to 11/06/16)
« L’artiste doit s’inspirer de son temps et travailler avec son temps pour être au cœur de l’Histoire. » Barthélémy Toguo


« Déluge » un témoignage historique
Des cercueils au sol, des aquarelles aux murs évoquant les guerres, les tremblements de terre, ... read more
Seydou Keïta, Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
(from 06/22/16 to 09/01/16)
Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of African photographer Seydou Keïta, drawn from a selection of his black and white portraits of the residents of Bamako, Mali from 1948 to 1960.

Keïta’s work captures the essence of the historic moment when the continent undergoes decolonization from Europe and a new sen... read more
Making & Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
(from 06/19/16 to 09/18/16)
Making & Unmaking: An exhibition curated by Duro Olowu including painting, sculpture, photography and video that inspire Duro Olowu’s rich and eclectic approach to pattern and textiles, this group show curated by Olowu presents a visual collage steeped in European and West African aesthetics, with colourful compositions alongside representations of c... read more
Dakar-Martigny : Hommage à la Biennale d’art contemporain, Suisse
(from 06/10/16 to 09/18/16)
Le projet Dakar-Martigny : Hommage à la Biennale d’art contemporain donne la parole à la création contemporaine africaine à travers une sélection d’oeuvres, exposées à Dak’Art, la plus grande Biennale d’art du continent africain. Du 10 juin au 18 septembre 2016, le public est invité à dé... read more
Festival Foot Foraine Lille 3000, Gare Saint-Sauveur, Lille, France
(from 06/03/16 to 11/06/16)
À l'occasion de l'Euro 2016, des œuvres de la série "Diaspora" d'Omar Victor Diop sont exposées dans le cadre du festival "Foot Foraine" au sein du programme culturel Lille 3000.

Gare Saint-Sauveur, Lille, France

Du 4 juin au 6 novembre 2016
Vernissage le mercredi 8 juin à 18h30
Sur le trottoir du Savoir - Baudouin Mouanda, ENSAPM, Paris, France
(from 05/20/16 to 07/09/16)


Exposition du photographe Baudouin Mouanda
À l’occasion de la sortie de l’ouvrage Afriques : architectures, infrastructures et territoires en devenir, co-é... read more
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York, USA
(from 05/06/16 to 05/08/16)
1:54 is a platform for galleries, artists, curators, art centres and museums involved in African and Africa related projects and aims to promote art by established and emerging talents amongst an international audience.

After a successful inaugural edition, Europe’s leading art fair dedicated to Contemporary African Art returns to New Yo... read more
12th Biennale of Contemporary African Art, Dakar, Senegal
(from 05/03/16 to 05/10/16)
The Biennale of Contemporary African Art in Dakar, Senegal entitled Dak'art is one of the main events on the African continent to devote its selection exclusively to artists living on and off the continent. Established by the State of Senegal since 1989 with a first edition devoted to Literature in 1990, it will be dedicated to contemporary art in the sec... read more
Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
(from 04/29/16 to 09/18/16)


Disguise: Masks and Global African Art connects the work of twenty-five contemporary artists with historical African masquerade, using play and provocation to invite viewers to think critically about their world and their place ... read more
Lumières d'Afriques, Donwahi Foundation, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
(from 04/27/16 to 06/06/16)


The endowment African Artists for Development is pleased to announce the arrival of the exhibition Lumières d’Afriques in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

The exhibition is presented in collaboration with the African Development Bank (A... read more
Independent Brussels, Belgium
(from 04/20/16 to 04/23/16)
La Galerie MAGNIN-A sera présente du 20 au 23 avril 2016 à la foire d'art contemporain Independent Brussels.

Elle exposera, entre autres, des oeuvres de Romuald Hazoumè, Houston Maludi, Abu Bakarr Mansaray

S... read more
Romuald Hazoumé, Gagosian Gallery Paris, France
(from 04/19/16 to 09/17/16)
EXTENDED!
Through Saturday, September 17, 2016



"Romuald Hazoumè"
Installation view at Gagosian Gallery Paris Project Space
Artworks © Romuald Hazoumè, ADAGP 2016

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Seydou Keïta, Grand Palais, Paris, France
(from 03/31/16 to 07/11/16)
• La visite virtuelle de l'exposition Seydou Keïta au Grand Palais à Paris est maintenant accessible ici

• The virtual tour of Seydou Keita exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris is now available here

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2050. A Brief History of the Future, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
(from 03/23/16 to 05/29/16)
The exhibition takes its name from the book with the same title by Jacques Attali, published in 2006,hypothesize the future of the world and our society. Previously presented at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels, the group show relates to the issues discussed by Attali in eight stations and with about 50 works by international artists... read more
Making Africa - A Continent of Contemporary Design, CCCB, Barcelona, Spain
(from 03/23/16 to 08/28/16)


Cyrus Kabiru, C-Stunners 2012. Caribbean Sun.
© Cyrus Kabiru. Foto: Miguel Luciano.

www.makingafrica.net


Making Africa has been co-produced by the Vitra Design Mus... read more
Malick Sidibé, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, USA
(from 03/17/16 to 04/23/16)
Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to announce Malick Sidibé’s sixth solo exhibition at the gallery, which chronicles this living master's iconic career, beginning in 1950s Bamako, Mali, where he still lives and works. Many of this diverse selection of vintage and contemporary black-and-white prints have never before been exhibited, yet solidify S... read more
Amani Bodo, Tambola malembe, Espace Texaf-Bilembo, Kinshasa, RDC
(from 03/11/16 to 04/22/16)
Du 11 mars au 22 avril 2016, Amani Bodo présentera sa première exposition individuelle à l’espace culturel Texaf-Bilembo à Kinshasa, en partenariat avec Angalia. Il y dévoilera près de 25 oeuvres, dont une série jubilatoire de dix tableaux intitulée "Tous sapeurs !", dans laquelle des cél... read more
Magic and Power Of Magic Carpets and Drones, Marta Herford Museum, Germany
(from 02/27/16 to 06/05/16)
Magic and Power
From magic carpets to drones


The exhibition draws us into spheres which are both magical and menacing, and shows how flying objects can inspire our imagination and at the same time spread a disturbing atmosphere of clandestine observation.

The show is a highly extended version of the presentation ... read more
What About Africa? - Witteveen Visual Art Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
(from 01/23/16 to 02/27/16)
'What about Africa?' gives an impression of the quality of contemporary African art. We did not want to restrict the presentation by selecting works relating to a specific theme. We have deliberately based it on personal choice. Saying that, we have tried to cover as great a diversity of disciplines as possible, to have a variety of ages, to guarantee a w... read more
Malick Sidibé / Omar Victor Diop : Studio Portrait(s), Galerie du jour agnès b., Paris, France
(from 01/22/16 to 03/19/16)
La galerie du jour agnès b. présente du 22 janvier au 19 mars 2016 des photographies d'Omar Victor Diop et de Malick Sidibé, en partenariat avec la galerie MAGNIN-A.

du mardi au samedi de 11h à 19h

Galerie : tel. 01 44 ... read more
UNREALISM, The Moore Building, Miami Design District, Florida
(from 12/01/15 to 12/06/15)
Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch present UNREALISM at The Moore Building, Miami Design District, Miami, Florida.

On view December 2–December 6, 2015. Opening reception: Tuesday, December 1st, from 5–8pm


Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch Collaborate to Present an Exhibition of New Figurative Painting and Sculptur... read more
Esther Mahlangu 80, Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
(from 11/11/15 to 12/02/15)
On 11 November 2015, internationally renowned artist, Esther Mahlangu, will celebrate her 80th birthday with a solo exhibition, Esther Mahlangu 80, at the UCT Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town, South Africa. The exhibition will comprise of recent paintings and three-dimensional works. Mahlangu’s first solo exhibition at the Museum was in 2003 and her re... read more
Unorthodox, The Jewish Museum, NY, USA
(from 11/06/15 to 03/27/16)
This November, the Jewish Museum will present Unorthodox, a large-scale group exhibition featuring over 50 contemporary artists from around the world whose practices mix forms and genres without concern for artistic conventions. Though the artists in Unorthodox come from a wide variety of backgrounds and generations, they are united in their spirit of ind... read more
Malick Sidibé, Sherrick & Paul Gallery, Nashville, USA
(from 11/05/15 to 01/09/16)
This Thursday, Wedgewood-Houston’s Sherrick & Paul will debut its long-running winter exhibition by West African photographer Malick Sidibé. The show features 40 black-and-white photographic prints that date from 1962 to 1978.

Born in Mali in 1936, Sidibé is known for capturing the energetic lives and culture of his native Ba... read more
Making Africa – Un continent du design contemporain, Guggenheim Bilbao, Espagne
(from 10/30/15 to 02/21/16)
L’exposition Making Africa – Un continent du design contemporain présente des travaux appartenant à un large éventail de domaines créatifs : design d’objets et de mobilier, arts graphiques, illustration, mode, architecture, urbanisme, art, artisanat, cinéma, photogr... read more
Chroniques d’une renaissance, Musée de l'Homme, Paris, France
(from 10/17/15 to 06/13/16)
L'exposition "Chroniques d'une renaissance" vous accompagne dans la découverte du nouveau musée, tel un lever de rideau sur sa partie visible et les coulisses de la rénovation.

Dans le cadre de l'exposition "Chroniques d'une renaissance - Expo-installation", le Musée de l'Homme invite l'artiste Pascale Marthine Tayou, ses ... read more
Après Eden, la collection Walther, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
(from 10/17/15 to 01/17/16)
A partir du 17 octobre 2015, la maison rouge présente l'exceptionnelle collection de photographies d'Artur Walther. Après Eden, présentera une sélection de plus de 900 oeuvres d'une cinquantaine d'artistes. Photographie historique, daguerréotypes, photographie contemporaine, vidéos, revues, albums de la fin du 19è si... read more
L’art et la machine, Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France
(from 10/13/15 to 01/24/16)
L’art et la machine présente la relation étroite entre le regard de l’artiste sur la machine et l’évolution des technologies industrielles et mécaniques, depuis les planches techniques de l’Encyclopédie au XVIIIe siècle, jusqu’à aujourd’hui, à l’ère électronique.
<... read more
Picasso.mania, Grand-Palais, Paris, France
(from 10/07/15 to 02/29/16)
Picasso et l’Art Contemporain.

L’exposition revient sur la confrontation féconde que les artistes contemporains ont menée, depuis les années 1960, avec l’œuvre de Picasso.

À la fois chronologique et thématique, le propos retrace les différents moments de la réception critique... read more
Une brève histoire de l’avenir, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
(from 09/24/15 to 01/04/16)
Cette exposition est inspirée du livre de Jacques Attali Une brève histoire de l’avenir, paru en 2006. Pluridisciplinaire, elle fait dialoguer des oeuvres insignes du passé avec des créations contemporaines spécifiques afin de retracer au présent un récit du passé susceptible d’éclairer notre regard s... read more
Folk Art Africain ? Créations contemporaines en Afrique subsaharienne, Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
(from 09/24/15 to 12/19/15)
À l’instar d’une Afrique composite, cette exposition présente la création dans son expression la plus diverse, puisant aux sources d’une culture populaire incroyablement vivante, dans l’énergie du temps présent, déjouant l’idée même d’unité ou d’homogénéité. S&#... read more
2050 Une brève histoire de l'avenir, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles
(from 09/11/15 to 01/24/16)
Peintures, sculptures, photographies, vidéos, installations et arts numériques : plus de 70 œuvres d’art contemporain interrogent notre avenir, à l’horizon 2050. L’exposition aux MRBAB aborde de grandes thématiques sociétales comme la surconsommation, les conflits mondiaux, la raréfaction des ressources na... read more
LEONCE RAPHAEL AGBODJÉLOU, smac gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
(from 09/03/15 to 10/17/15)
Egungun Masquerades is the Benin-based photographer Agbodjélou’s first solo exhibition in South Africa. This is his most recent series depicting incarnations of the Yoruba tribe’s ancestral forebears, who appear at funerals and annual festivals in ritualised parades, magical feats and colourful pageantry. In these photographs, Agbodjél... read more
Art et développement durable, vol. 4 : Romuald Hazoumé, La Mobilière, Berne, Suisse
(from 09/02/15 to 02/05/16)
L'exposition constitue le quatrième chapitre d’une série de présentations conjuguant l’Art et le Développement durable pour susciter une discussion sur ces thèmes, la nourrir et lui donner de nouvelles dimensions.

Les empreintes laissées sur notre monde par le colonialisme, la décolonisation et le ... read more
In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
(from 08/31/15 to 01/03/16)
In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa presents 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa through nearly 80 photographs taken between the 1870s and the 1970s. These works, many of which are being shown for the first time, are drawn from the Metropolitan Museum’s Visual Resource Archives in the Department of Africa, O... read more
Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko, Fondation Cartier, Paris
(from 07/11/15 to 01/10/16)
A place of extraordinary cultural vitality, the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be honored in the exhibition Beauté Congo – 1926-2015 – Congo Kitoko presented at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain with André Magnin, Chief Curator.

Modern painting in the Congo in the 1920s
Taking as its point of ... read more
AFRIKA, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
(from 06/25/15 to 10/25/15)
The exhibition presents a number of striking impressions and living traditions from the African continent and it takes place at the intersection of architecture, contemporary art and culture. Louisiana’s architecture exhibitions are never simply about building construction and aesthetics, but are rather about society, about the defining, interpreting... read more
Les Diables et les Dieux - Château de TANLAY, France
(from 06/13/15 to 09/20/15)
Les oeuvres de Bengt Lindström, Barthélémy Toguo, Cyprien Tokoudagba et Coco Fronsac dialoguent avec les arts traditionnels anciens. Regards croisés entre les travaux de ces quatre artistes à la renommée internationale et une importante présentation d'Arts Premiers, issu des cultures du monde entier.

"Le lie... read more
Biennale di Venezia, 56th Exhibition
(from 05/09/15 to 11/22/15)
Abu Bakarr Mansaray will be among those exhibiting at the 56th edition of the Biennale di Venezia.

The 56th International Art Exhibition is titled "All the World’s Futures" and is curated by Okwui Enwezor and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. The exhibition will form a unitary itinerary that starts at the Cent... read more
Pascale Marthine Tayou - Gri-Gri - VNH GALLERY - PARIS
(from 04/25/15 to 06/09/15)
Les Maîtres de la Sculpture du Côte d'Ivoire, Quai Branly, Paris
(from 04/14/15 to 07/26/15)
Long considered in the West as simple artisanal objects, the wooden sculptures produced in Western Africa – and principally in Ivory Coast – reveal their technical qualities and aesthetic power throughout an exhibition tracing the major styles of the region.

The exhibition defends a position that asserts that African art – like... read more
Picasso in Contemporary Art, Deichtorhallen Hamburg
(from 04/01/15 to 07/12/15)
Picasso in Contemporary Art deals with Picasso and his impact on art without showing a single Picasso. Approximately 200 works are on loan including artwork by Chéri Samba.

Picasso embodies the art of the 20th century like no other artist. He has been admired, but also hated; he has been celebrated, studied, and copied. Even today, the... read more
Making Africa : A Continent of Contemporary Design, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
(from 03/14/15 to 09/13/15)
This major exhibition by the Vitra Design Museum sheds new light on contemporary design in Africa. On the basis of a wide variety of examples, «Making Africa» shows how design is accompanying – and even promoting – economic and political change on the continent and engaging in a close ... read more
Pascale Marthine Tayou : BOOMERANG, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London
(from 03/04/15 to 05/17/15)
Serpentine Galleries presents the first solo show in London by Cameroon-born, Belgium-based artist Pascale Marthine Tayou. The exhibition will include new work made specifically for the Serpentine and introduces audiences to a range of works that demonstrate the artist’s unique ability to combine issues of individual and national identity and global ... read more
(im)possible! Artists as Architects, Marta Herford (Gehry galleries), Herford, Germany
(from 02/21/15 to 05/31/15)
Marta Herford is a living example of how architects sometimes think of their buildings as sculptures. But what happens when this perspective is reversed, when artists engage with architecture?

In the Marta anniversary year we will be taking a completely new look at these interconnections: can artists as archi-tects be more innovative, radical... read more
Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
(from 02/16/15 to 05/24/15)
DISPLAY: This display showcases a variety of photographic responses to black British experience from the 1950s to the 1990s. All of the photographs are from the V&A Collection and were acquired as part of the project Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s, a collaboration with Black Cultural Archives funded by the Heritage Lott... read more
ROC, La galerie du jour agnès b, Paris
(from 01/23/15 to 03/21/15)
The work of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré will be presented at ROC. This exhibition presents artists who, through their work, have used the mineral as a vector to represent the world; singular and polymorphic, sometimes strange, always amazing.

Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou : Code Noir, Jack Bell Gallery, London
(from 01/16/15 to 02/14/15)
Jack Bell Gallery presents a new body of work by Benin photographer, Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou. His ongoing portraiture project, ‘Citizens of Porto-Novo,’ captures the people of Benin’s capital. Using a medium format camera and shooting on location with natural light, Agbodjelou interprets the experience of a generation caught between tradi... read more
Traditional African Murals, The Museum of African Art, Belgrade
(from 12/30/14 to 08/30/15)
The “Traditional African Murals” exhibition presents photographs of painted, relief and mosaic decorations that appear on architecture – elements of house exteriors and interiors, and whole compounds from different parts of the continent. Murals as an artistic form are a centuries-old tradition, with examples of exceptional visual solutions... read more
Look at Me!
(from 11/20/14 to 03/14/15)
Every day millions of people all over the world share photos of themselves. Making selfies is a hype originating from the digital media, Internet and social media. But is this need for self-imaging indeed unique to our time?

The Tropenmuseum has explored its rich historical collection of photographs and discovered astonishing similarities ... read more
Magical Africa – Masks and Sculptures from Ivory Coast The Artists Revealed
(from 10/25/14 to 02/15/15)
This autumn De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam will present a major international exhibition featuring world-famous African masks and sculptures. With this exhibition of over two hundred enchanting and mysterious art objects from Ivory Coast, De Nieuwe Kerk will be fulfilling a long-held desire to devote attention to the culture of the African continent. The tou... read more
Luminós/C/ity.Ordinary Joy: From the Pigozzi Contemporary African Art Collection, Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
(from 10/21/14 to 01/08/15)
"We are pleased to announce that the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery’s inaugural exhibition will comprise selections from the Jean Pigozzi Collection of Contemporary African Art (CAAC). David Adjaye, the renowned British-Ghanaian architect and the designer of the Cooper Gallery and the Hutchins Center façade, also serves as co-curator of this first exh... read more
Congo in Harlem, Maysles Cinema, Harlem, NY, USA
(from 10/16/14 to 10/26/14)
Congo in Harlem is an annual series of films, artwork, panel discussions, performances, and special events focused on the history, politics, and culture of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A selection of Jean Depara's photographs will be presented at New York's Maysles Cinema as part of the 6th annual exhibition.
Aboudia: Trin Trin Ba-By, Jack Bell Gallery, London
(from 10/13/14 to 11/14/14)
The Jack Bell Gallery is presents a new series of paintings by Ivorian artist Aboudia, in his third solo exhibition at the gallery. These powerful portraits reflect urban expression, suggesting a time-lapsed dialogue in a single frame.
Aboudia : Nouchi City, Galerie Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan
(from 09/26/14 to 11/15/14)
Galerie Cécile Fakhoury presents the latest paintings and installations of Cote Ivorian artist Aboudia.

J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles and Headdresses, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK
(from 09/26/14 to 01/18/15)
New Art Exchange, Nottingham, presents Nigerian photographer J.D 'Okhai Ojeikere's prolific collection of ornate hairstyles and headdresses. The elaborately sculpted hair of female African models is captured in meticulous detail through beautifully composed black and white photography. The series simultaneously celebrates hairstyling as a transient artwor... read more
Fast and Slow, Musée Africain de Lyon
(from 09/17/14 to 02/15/15)
This exhibition presents a dozen works by Pascale Marthine Tayou that are in harmony with objects from the collection reserves of the Musée Africain de Lyon.

It will be based on two series of works by artist. The "Poupées Pascale" will be presented with the ritual objects from the collection, and "Afros" will be presented along wi... read more
Taïpei Biennial, The Great Acceleration / art in the antropocene
(from 09/12/14 to 01/04/14)
For the edition of 2014, the Biennial invited Nicolas Bourriaud as curator. Under the theme The Great Acceleration / art in the antropocene, it aims to draw a map of our ecosystem, marked by the apparition of circular relations linking human beings, products, machines and nature.
Grand Maîtres Africains, Art and Exhibition Hall, Bonn
(from 06/27/14 to 10/05/14)
Spanning two centuries of African art and featuring some 200 masterpieces by more than 40 artists, this exhibition is the first to present individual artists from different generations and different parts of West Africa together with the works attributed to them.

The CAAC is loaning works by Koffi Kouakou and Guebehi & Nicolas Damas.
Barthélémy Toguo, Célébrations, Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
(from 05/29/14 to 07/12/14)
The exhibition takes its title from an immersive installation in which small drawings are displayed atop 35 music stands. Toguo writes:

"It is a concert of 'Celebrations' of life with all its feelings: beauty stands alongside ugliness, pleasure amidst war, sexuality with violence, joy and death."

The artist's 'theatre of the wor... read more
Vivid Memories, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
(from 05/10/14 to 09/21/14)
On May 10, 2014, the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain will launch its thirtieth anniversary celebration and invites the public to discover Vivid Memories, the first exhibition of this exceptional year. In perpetual motion for five months, this exhibition brings together the community of artists with which the Fondation Cartier has built a hi... read more
Ici l’Afrique / Here Africa - L’Afrique contemporaine à travers le regard de ses artistes
(from 05/08/14 to 07/06/14)
ICI L’AFRIQUE / HERE AFRICA réunira pour la première fois en Suisse, une exposition d’art contemporain de plus de 25 artistes les plus significatifs du continent africain avec environ plus de 40 œuvres majeures, présentées sur les trois étages du Château de Penthes, à Genève, situé aL... read more
Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America, Saatchi Gallery, London
(from 04/02/14 to 08/31/14)
The Saatchi Gallery's major survey exhibition "Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America" includes works by CAAC artists Aboudia, Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou and David Koloane.
The Divine Comedy, Heaven, Hell, Purgatory Revisited by Contemporary African Artists, MMK, Frankfurt, Germany
(from 03/21/14 to 07/27/14)
In "The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory revisited by Contemporary African Artists", the MMK will serve as a stage for Dante’s Divine Commedy on 4,500 square metres of exhibition space. In this early fourteenth-century epic, which combines central notions of Christianity with religious concepts of antiquity, the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (12... read more
Jean Pigozzi: My World, UCCA Pavilion, Beijing
(from 03/14/14 to 03/24/14)
Curated by Alexi Tan, “Jean Pigozzi—My World” gives audiences the opportunity to enter the world of Jean Pigozzi through 250 photos, including an exclusive set of pictures from the 2014 Oscars.
Post-Picasso: Contemporary Reactions, Museu Picasso, Barcelona
(from 03/06/14 to 06/29/14)
Post-Picasso will be devoted to a select group of artists who have made very significant achievements in contemporary art through their engagement with Picasso. The exhibition will comprise seventy-five works selected from the oeuvres of approximately forty-two artists living in more than twelve countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North A... read more
"Paparazzi! Photographers, stars and artists", Centre Pompidou-Metz
(from 02/26/14 to 06/09/14)
In this original exhibition, Centre Pompidou-Metz examines the phenomenon and aesthetic of paparazzi photography through more than 600 works spanning multiple disciplines: photography, painting, video, sculpture, installation, etc.

Covering fifty years of celebrities caught in the lens, Paparazzi! Photographers, stars and a... read more
Pascale Marthine Tayou, Akwaba, Assinie mon amour, Cécile Fakhoury Gallery Abidjan, Ivory Coast
(from 02/21/14 to 04/19/14)
Pascale Marthine Tayou, cameroonian visual artist, reveals his ivorian experience in an in-situ installation at Galerie Cécile Fakhoury in Abidjan.

In this exhibition, Tayou brings together works that have been presented all around the world to an international audience, and works that have been realized with local craftsmen and women. I... read more
Aboudia & Joel Andrianomearisoa
(from 02/14/14 to 05/01/14)
New works by CAAC artist Aboudia will be displayed at Galerie Mikael Andersen in Berlin.
Grand Maîtres Africains, Musée Rietberg, Zurich
(from 02/14/14 to 06/01/14)
Spanning two centuries of African art and featuring some 200 masterpieces by more than 40 artists, this exhibition is the first to present individual artists from different generations and different parts of West Africa together with the works attributed to them.

The CAAC is loaning works by Koffi Kouakou and Guebehi & Nicolas Damas.
Kin-Babi, Cécile Fakhoury Gallery, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
(from 11/29/13 to 01/18/14)
The Cécile Fakhoury Gallery - Abidjan in collaboration
with gallery Magnin-A Paris, presents recent works from
the Congo Kinshasa art scene including various artists from the CAAC.

Dessins et œuvres sur papier, Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris
(from 11/29/13 to 12/28/13)
The exhibition presents a unique gathering of work from a variety of artists including drawings from Frédéric Bruly Bouabré.
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London
(from 11/14/13 to 02/09/14)
The work of Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou is on display at the National Portrait Gallery. "The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 is a unique opportunity to see sixty new portraits by some of the most exciting contemporary photographers from around the world.

Through editorial, advertising and fine art prints, the exhibition explore... read more
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou, Native Nostalgia, The Museum of African Design, South Africa
(from 11/14/13 to 02/09/14)
"Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou will be among the artists shown at The Museum of African Design’s inaugural full-length exhibition, Native Nostalgia.

The exhibition features a selection of mixed media works from around Africa that reflect on the past. As the African archive grows, contemporary artists are reflecting on their own histories, o... read more
Initiates, Congo Basin : The masks of Romuald Hazoumé, Musée Dapper, Paris
(from 10/09/13 to 07/06/14)
In Africa, initiations are seen as a necessary condition for obtaining a special position. They mark the transition from childhood to adulthood but they often accompany birth, death and other changes of status. The works presented in Initiates Congo Basin were made for use in these initiation rituals.

Masks are key agents in most initiations... read more
Aboudia, The FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa
(from 09/27/13 to 09/29/13)
New paintings by Aboudia will be displayed at this year's FNB Joburg Art Fair. The fair showcases the best contemporary art from the planet’s biggest continent.
Romuald Hazoumé, Beninese Solidarity with Endangered Westerners, Kunsthaus Graz
(from 09/21/13 to 01/12/14)
"With his NGO founded in Africa, “Beninese Solidarity with Endangered Westerners”, which is at the centre of the project at Kunsthaus Graz, Romuald Hazoumé’s goal is to help impoverished people in Europe. In doing so, he suddenly reverses the accustomed situation, opening up totally new perspectives on the dynamics of postcolonial rela... read more
Raw Vision : 25 ans d’Art Brut, Halle Saint Pierre, Paris
(from 09/18/13 to 08/22/14)
Halle Saint Pierre celebrates 25 years of Raw Vision, the first magazine published with the sole purpose of bringing outsider art to a wider audience with an exhibition of classical works, Art Brut, new discoveries, photos of extraordinary visionary environments and over 80 artists.

The works of CAAC artists Calixte Dakpogan and Agbagli Kos... read more
WHITE : Photography, Art, Design, Fashion, Film, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
(from 09/14/13 to 01/05/14)
The work of Seydou Keïta will be displayed at the Nederlands Fotomuseum as part of its WHITE exhibition. This exhibition displays existing and new work by national and international talents.

"The color White forms the point of departure for a multi-faceted exhibition in which the public is brought into contact with the various significa... read more
Sartorial Moments and the Nearness of Yesterday, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, USA
(from 06/20/13 to 09/29/13)
The works of J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere will be presented at the Museum of the African Diaspora.

Ojerikere’s photographs, which date from 1955 to 2008, document traditional dress and hairstyles along with the Western-style adaptations that enabled the youth of Lagos to feel themselves part of the modern world.

Sartorial Moments i... read more
The Alternative Guide to the Universe, Hayward Gallery
(from 06/11/13 to 08/26/13)
The CAAC is contributing works by Bodys Isek Kingelez to the Hayward Gallery's exhibition "The Alternative Guide to the Universe".

This exhibition surveys the work of individuals who create alternatives in art, science and architecture.

The exhibition is focused on self-taught practitioners whose work is generally produced outsid... read more
Johnny's Diary, Galerie du jour-agnes b.
(from 06/08/13 to 07/20/13)
Jean Pigozzi reveals part of his most personal collection at an exhibition at the Galerie du jour - agnès b. in Paris. A selection of a hundred or so images from the gallery's photographic logbook will be on display.
The 55th Venice Biennale 2013
(from 06/01/13 to 11/24/13)
A selection of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré's works fom the CAAC will be displayed in the Arsenale in this year's Biennale in Venice, Italy.

Bouabré's drawings can also be seen at the Ivory Coast Pavilion which is participating in the Biennale for the frist time this year.

Also in the Arsenale, a large display of J... read more
Signs in the leaves, Barthélémy Toguo, Médoathèque Benjamin-Rabier, La Roche-sur-Yon
(from 05/30/13 to 08/31/13)
The exhibition "Signs in the Leaves" at the Médiathèque Benjamin-Rabier is devoted to the works of CAAC artist Barthélémy Toguo.

"Signs in the leaves presents a set of pieces showing the diversity of his work: prints, sculptures, photographs and watercolors ... Using recycled materials, he creates a space that comes close... read more
Kudzanai Chiurai, Front Page, Mallorca Landings, Mallorca, Spain
(from 05/24/13 to 07/28/13)
"In a similar style to previous bodies of work (such as his Dying to be Men series of 2009), Chiurai’s constructed environments are enticing and seductive but explore very real casualties of African independence and democracy and the effects of globalisation on war. Chiurai’s nation asks, “If we could write our history and chart our futures... read more
Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
(from 05/23/13 to 12/31/14)
Works for CAAC artists Romuald Hazoumé and Cheik Ledy will be part of the permanent exhibition of the newly renovated Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge in Geneva.
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou: Citizens of Porto-Novo, Jack Bell Gallery, London
(from 05/01/13 to 05/22/13)
The Jack Bell Gallery in London features the latest works by CAAC artist Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou.

Agbodjelou is one of the pre-eminent photographers of the Republic of Benin, based in the capital Porto Novo.
Paris Photo Los Angeles
(from 04/26/13 to 04/28/13)
Paris Photo is launching its first American edition in Los Angeles in the heart of the iconic site at Paramount Picture. It will bring together the creative trends in photography and the moving image. Works from Jean Depara, Seydou Keïta, Paramount Photographers, Malick Sidibé and Ojeikere will be featured.
Barthélémy Toguo Hidden Faces
(from 03/07/13 to 05/04/13)
"Hidden Faces" says the title. Barthélémy Toguo likes heads, faces, profiles, silhouettes. He observes that the human being is often dual; heads and tails like a coin, Janus, enigmatic, difficult to decipher. Toguo’s drawings, whether in black or in colour, large or small, are full of heads; sometimes horned – the devilish side – ... read more
Seydou Keïta : From Jean Pigozzi's Collection, Moscow House of Photography
(from 02/27/13 to 05/05/13)
The Moscow House of Photography, Multimedia Art Museum presents a selection of portraits from photographer Seydou Keïta.
Talking to the Moon
(from 02/22/13 to 03/26/13)
“Talking to the Moon”, one man show at the Musée d’art moderne in Saint-Etienne (France)

For the first time in France, the Museum of Modern Art Saint-Etienne Métropole presents a museum monographic exhibition on Barthélémy Toguo.
Born in Cameroon in 1967, he lives and works in Bandjoun, Cameroon, and P... read more
Malian Portrait Photography
(from 01/23/13 to 04/14/13)
Malian Portrait Photography showcases historic portraits by some of the best-known Malian photographers including Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta. Together, these complementary exhibitions bring to light the rich photographic tradition in one of the most fascinating nations on the African continent.

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
... read more
Quitte le pouvoir: New paintings by Aboudia, Jack Bell Gallery, London
(from 01/22/13 to 02/16/13)
The Jack Bell Gallery displays the current works of CAAC artist Aboudia. The paintings are a response to the turmoil felt in the Ivory Coast after the disputed presidential elections in 2010.

"Aboudia is noted for his large-scale, heavily layered, brutally energetic paintings that combine an innocence and spontaneity with the portrayal of a ... read more
Biennale Bénin 2012
(from 11/08/12 to 01/13/13)
The Biennale Bénin 2012 is an international exhibition bringing together 40 artists from around the world with a majority coming from the African continent. The exhibition theme "Inventing the World: The Artist as Citizen" interrogates the notion of the artist as citizen in its active, social, and aesthetic dimensions. Existing artwork and and new p... read more
Pascale Marthine Tayou - "Collection privée ", Parc de la Villette, Paris
(from 10/03/12 to 12/30/12)
CAAC artist Pascale Marthine Tayou will display his new works at the Pavillon Paul-Delouvrier at Parc de la Villette in Paris.

Many of these works and installations were created for the exhibition. They are composed of objects and materials taken a little bit from everywhere from the markets of African and Europe. Here we can find tree tru... read more
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Beneath a Petroliferous Moon
(from 09/28/12 to 01/06/13)
"Beneath a Petroliferous Moon is a survey of diverse artistic responses to the petroleum industry..." Romuald Hazoumé is among the ten artists taking part in the exhibit.
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou : Demoiselles de Porto-Novo, Jack Bell Gallery, London, England
(from 09/20/12 to 10/20/12)
CAAC artist Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou is presenting his new work at a solo exhibition in the Jack Bell Gallery. "The Demoiselles series delves deeper into his on-going portraiture project entitled 'Citizens of Porto Novo'. Using a daylight studio on location and shooting 6 x 9 medium format film, this new body of work focuses on the young female citizens... read more
Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Unseen Photo Fair
(from 09/19/12 to 09/23/12)
Photographs from Jean Pigozzi will be featured in the Unseen Photo Fair in Amsterdam. Unseen is an international photography fair that provides new photography the platform it deserves. It is a meeting place for young photographic talent and known photographers exhibiting new work, for galleries that focus on new developments and a global audience interes... read more
Cheveux Chéris, Quai Branly, Paris
(from 09/18/12 to 07/14/13)
Hairstyle photographs from CAAC artist J.D. Okhai Ojeikere will be part of The Quai Branley Museum exhibition dedicated to hair. Cheveux Chéris brings together anthropology, the history of ancient and contemporary art, fashion and customs.

Galerie Cecile Fakhoury, Aujourd’hui je travaille avec mon petit fils, Aboudia
(from 09/15/12 to 11/17/12)
The Galerie Cécile Fakhoury has brought together CAAC artists Aboudia and Frédéric Bruly Bouabré for an exhibition entitled "Aujourd’hui je travaille avec mon petit fils, Aboudia". The collaboration of these two Ivorian artists produced 12 paintings in which each leave their unique styles and themes and at the same time, transcend... read more
Festival des Arts Visuels de Vevey (Switzerland)
(from 09/08/12 to 09/30/12)
Images

The Pigozzi collection is participating in "Images" at the Festival des Arts Visuels de Vevey by contributing works by Ghananian artist Philip Kwame Apagya. The festival is the first open-air photography festival of Switzerland. Every two years, it produces unseen monumental photography exhibitions in the streets of Vevey and also pr... read more
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gallery 351- Ethiopia
(from 09/01/12 to 04/30/14)
Works of Ethiopian artist Gedewon from the Pigozzi collection are on display in the Met's Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas permanent collection. The works can be found in Gallery 351 until September 2013. "This gallery presents an array of forms of expression that developed following the adoption of Christianity as a state religion by the emperor... read more
The National Museum of African Art, Washington DC, African Cosmos: Stellar Arts
(from 08/31/12 to 12/09/12)
The work of CAAC artist Romuald Hazoumé will be featured in "A Universe of Possibilities" section at the African Cosmos: Stellar Art exhibition taking place at the National Museum of African Art in Washington. The piece, entitled "Rainbow Serpent", is made out of recycled jerry cans that are typically used to carry gasoline. It is based on a symbol o... read more
Romuald Hazoumè : Cargoland
(from 06/28/12 to 08/11/12)
"Internationally acclaimed artist Romuald Hazoumè (b. 1962) will present an ambitious new exhibition at October Gallery. Bringing together two large-scale installations, masks and photographs, ‘Cargoland’ is Hazoumè’s highly anticipated third exhibition at October Gallery and will feature new works that have never been seen in Bri... read more
The Black Whale, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo
(from 06/10/12 to 03/31/13)
THE BLACK WHALE is an exhibition project arising from the coincidence between the opening day of MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, and the disaster provoked by the Prestige oil-tanker in November 13 2002, to recall those convulsive days in order to tackle some of the most trigger issues of our time: nature exploitation, colonialism, the his... read more
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA, The Global Art Project
(from 06/01/12 to 09/01/12)
An unprecedented exhibition exploring the broad spectrum of contemporary African art, design, and crafts. Featuring the work over 100 artists working in Africa, Europe, Asia, the United States, and the Caribbean, The Global Africa Project surveys the rich pool of new talent emerging from the African continent and its influence on artists around the world.... read more
Prism – Drawings from 1990 - 2011, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo
(from 03/01/12 to 05/08/12)
Over the past two decades, drawing has diversified to such a degree that the generic term can cover almost any creative act. "Prism – Drawing from 1990 - 2011" is a largescale exhibition of drawings that augments past achievements within the medium.

Drawings by the artist F. Bruly Bouabré will be featured in the exhibition that run... read more
Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Netherlands
(from 01/29/12 to 05/06/12)
As early as 1846, the Vlisco company, based in Helmond, served the West African market with Dutch Wax textiles. From 29 January through 6 May, 2012, the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem will present Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design, an exhibition about how Vlisco’s Dutch textiles became a part of various West African cultures and found their way int... read more
Pigozzi, STOP ! You're too close
(from 11/18/11 to 01/22/12)
Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow

Jean Pigozzi presents 173 unique images from his own life, a visual diary that he started in the 70’s. The exhibit shows a pertinent selection of his photographic works which resonate with a cast of eccentric, often very famous characters caught in their private lives and at social occasions.
''Mondes inventés, Mondes habités'', MUDAM, Luxembourg
(from 10/08/11 to 01/15/12)

Mondes inventés, Mondes habités (“Invented Worlds, Inhabited Worlds”) unveils the singularity of universes developed by artists who are in turn thinkers, en... read more
Postmodernism, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
(from 09/24/11 to 01/15/12)
Of all movements in art and design history, postmodernism is perhaps the most controversial. This era defies definition, but it is a perfect subject for an exhibition. Postmodernism was an unstable mix of the theatrical and theoretical. It was visually thrilling, a multifaceted style that ranged from the colourful to the ruinous, the lu... read more
The Global Contemporary Art Worlds After 1989, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany
(from 09/17/11 to 05/02/12)
Art work from Democratic Republic of Congo artist Chéri Samba is featured in "The Global Contemporary Art Worlds After 1989".

“...By means of artistic approaches and documentary materials, the exhibition "The Global Contemporary Art Worlds After 1989" examines the way in which globalization, both with its pervasive mechanisms of t... read more
One & Only Onyango, Gallery Watatu, Nairobi, Kenya
(from 08/07/11 to 08/21/11)
The one and only Richard Onyango is back this weekend at Gallery Watatu, with never-before exhibited works featuring Barack Obama, Grandma Sarah, Nelson Mandela, Princess Diana, and Michael Jackson. The show opens on Sunday 7th August, 2011 at Gallery Watatu, Lonrho House, Nairobi starting at 3pm and will run until 21st August, 2011.read more
JAPANCONGO, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
(from 07/08/11 to 08/20/11)
German artist Carsten Höller has created JapanCongo, an exhibition featuring works from the art collection of Jean Pigozzi.

The exhibit brings together the world of African and Japanese art under one roof. Fifteen Congolese artists will be displayed including the talents of Peter Bodo, Chéri Samba, Pathy Tshindele... read more
Black Forest, MUDAM, Luxembourg
(from 06/18/11 to 09/11/11)
Les œuvres de Pascale Marthine Tayou renvoient dos à dos dominants et dominés, Nord et Sud, créateur et spectateur. Tayou propose avec nonchalance des pièces qui traduisent avec brutalité l’étalage ... read more
54th International Art Exhibition ILLUMInazioni – ILLUMInations, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy
(from 06/04/11 to 11/27/11)
The Board of the Venice Biennale appointed Bice Curiger as Director of the Visual Arts Sector, with responsibility for curating the 54th International Art Exhibition that will run June 4 to November 27, 2011 (Preview on June 1-2-3). The title Curiger has chosen for the exhibition is ILLUMInations.

“It is a great honour... read more
The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venezia, Italy
(from 06/02/11 to 12/31/11)
On June 2, 2011, François Pinault Foundation presents the exhibition The World Belongs to You at Palazzo Grassi. François Pinault has appointed Caroline Bourgeois as the curator of this exhibition, which was conceived to coincide with the exhibition In Praise of Doubt at Punta della Dogana, and presents another re-assessment o... read more
Surroundart, Brooklyn NY, USA, The Global Africa Project
(from 05/24/11 to 01/01/12)
An unprecedented exhibition exploring the broad spectrum of contemporary African art, design, and crafts. Featuring the work over 100 artists working in Africa, Europe, Asia, the United States, and the Caribbean, The Global Africa Project surveys the rich pool of new talent emerging from the African continent and its influence on artists around the world.... read more
ARS 11 - Changes your perception of Africa and contemporary art, KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
(from 04/15/11 to 11/27/11)
The premise of the ARS 11 exhibition is Africa in contemporary art. The themes are global, issues that affect us all. Memory, recollection and the simultaneous presence of different histories and layers of time, these are some of the common starting points of the work of many artists featured in ARS 11.

About 30 arti... read more
Art Paris, Just Art! Grand Palais, Paris, France
(from 03/31/11 to 04/03/11)
Afriques - André Magnin (Paris)



L' Afrique à Paris - Galerie Hussenot, Paris, France
(from 03/12/11 to 04/23/11)
Joel Andrianomearisoa, Romuald Hazoumè, Moshekwa Langa, Cameron Platter, Chéri Samba, Kura Shomali, Billie Zangewa

André Magnin et Eric Hussenot présentent une exposition réunissant sept artistes venus d’Afrique du Sud, du Bénin, du Congo démocratique et de Madagascar. La diversit... read more
Reconfiguring an African Icon, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
(from 03/08/11 to 08/21/11)
Works featured in this installation are highly creative re-imaginings of the iconic form of the African mask. Among them are sculptural assemblages made of incongruous combinations of discarded materials by two contemporary artists from the Republic of Benin, Romuald Hazoumé (b. 1962) and Calixte Dakpogan (b. 1958). These ironic tr... read more
Romuald Hazoumè, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
(from 02/09/11 to 05/15/11)
Winner of the Arnold Bode Prize at documenta 12, Romuald Hazoumè is one of Africa’s leading visual artists. He has worked with a wide variety media throughout his career, from discarded petrol canisters, oil paint and canvas, to large-scale installation, video and photography.

The exhibition at IMMA focuses on hi... read more
JAPANCONGO: Carsten Höllerʼs double-take on Jean Pigozziʼs collection, Magasin, Grenoble, France
(from 02/06/11 to 04/24/11)
German artist Carsten Höller has created JapanCongo, an exhibition featuring works from the art collection of Jean Pigozzi.

The exhibit brings together the world of African and Japanese art under one roof. Fifteen Congolese artists will be displayed including the talents of Peter Bodo, Chéri Samba, Pathy Tshind... read more
Environment and Object - Recent African Art, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs (NY), USA
(from 02/05/11 to 07/31/11)
Environment and Object • Recent African Art examines recent African art according to two fluid and often intertwined aesthetic and conceptual frameworks: the impact of the environment on contemporary African life, and the use of found objects and appropriated materials as a recurring presence in current African art. Charting a wide... read more
África. Objetos y Sujetos, Teatro Fernán Gómez. Centro de Arte, Madrid, Spain
(from 01/28/11 to 05/01/11)
Un análisis antropológico de este continente enigmático a través del Arte.
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA, The Global Africa Project
(from 11/17/10 to 05/15/11)
An unprecedented exhibition exploring the broad spectrum of contemporary African art, design, and craft worldwide, The Global Africa Project premieres at the Museum of Arts and Design this November. Featuring the work over 100 artists working in Africa, Europe, Asia, the United States, and the Caribbean, The Global Africa Project survey... read more
Africa Rising, 1 rue de Pont Neuf, 75001 Paris
(from 10/06/10 to 10/18/10)
The CAAC is currently collaborating with Louis Vuitton and Edun in an exhibition called “Africa Rising” – an event taking place during Paris Fashion Week, October 6th - 18th.

Edun is the ethical clothing label founded by U2 singer Bono and his wife in 2005 to encourage trade with Africa. The Africa Rising ex... read more
África. Objetos y Sujetos, El Centro Cultural Cajastur Palacio Revillagigedo, Gijon, Spain
(from 07/09/10 to 09/30/10)
Jean Pigozzi at Rencontres D'Arles 2010, Arles, France
(from 07/03/10 to 09/19/10)
Aside from being a collector of African and Japanese contemporary art, Jean Pigozzi has taken photographs for the last 40 years. An exhibition of his work is currently on in Arles, France, in the Rock Trail (Promenade Rock) exhibit, Atelier de Maintenance, Parc des Ateliers.
His latest book, Catalogue déraisonné, will... read more
ACM, Mansaray, Rigo 23 & Volyazlovsky, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
(from 06/17/10 to 08/14/10)
The Andrew Edlin Gallery presents a selection of works by Abu Bakarr Mansaray as part of a 4-artist summer exhibition.
Mansaray's featured works are populated with ghostly forms. Overtly violent and defiant, they depict anthropomorphized (hominoid) figures mutilated and dismembered by warfare, disease and humiliation. His chara... read more
Romuald Hazoumè, My Paradise - Made in Porto Novo, Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany
(from 06/06/10 to 10/17/10)
The work of the artist Romuald Hazoumè from Porto Novo in Benin, West Africa, bears testimony to the mutual longing of both Africans and Europeans for the supposed paradise of each other’s countries.

The exhibition at the Gerisch-Stiftung displays several acrylic paintings that take as their theme the ritual acts ... read more
Dreamlands, Pompidou Center, Paris, featuring Bodys Isek Kingelez amazing model city
(from 05/05/10 to 08/09/10)
Présentée dans la grande galerie du Centre Pompidou du 5 mai au 9 août 2010, l'exposition Dreamlands développe un propos inédit : montrer comment les modèles de foires internationales, d'expositions universelles et de parcs de loisirs ont influencé la conception de la ville et de ses usages.
D... read more
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré at Tate Modern, London
(from 03/27/10 to 03/26/11)
Tate Modern is currently showing a selection of Frédéric Bruly Bouabré's drawings from the CAAC collection. These exhibits will be shown for one year, in one room (room 4), on level 3, in the "Poetry and Dream" section.
La Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland
(from 03/05/10 to 08/22/10)
Ataa Oko
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

Du 5 mars au 22 août 2010

La Collection de l’Art Brut présentera des œuvres de Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, vivant en Côte d’Ivoire et de Ataa Oko, au Ghana.
Africa? Una nuova storia, Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, Italy
(from 11/18/09 to 01/16/10)
In this exhibition dedicated to contemporary African art, the Caac is showing works by 20 artists from the collection, including:

Amani Bodo • Pierre Bodo • Frédéric Bruly Bouabré • Demba Camara • Seni Awa Camara • Chéri Chérin • Calixte Dakpogan • Efiaimbelo •... read more
Romuald Hazoumé Made in Porto-Novo - London, UK
(from 10/15/09 to 11/30/09)
2009
MADE IN PORTO-NOVO, October Gallery, London, UK
(15 Oct- Through Nov 2009).

Insiders, CAPC de Bordeaux, France
(from 10/09/09 to 02/07/10)
La manifestation Insiders rassemble plus de quatre-vingts artistes, architectes et collectifs de tous horizons qui ont en commun des facons de deborder des limites de leurs disciplines. A la manière des premiers folkloristes, les artistes contemporains se tournent vers une pratique de recensement de matériaux culturels, tandis... read more
Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art
(from 09/24/09 to 10/25/09)
Works of the following Caac artists will be shown during the Moscow Biennale, at the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, in the exhibiton entitled "Against Exclusion", curated by Jean Hubert Martin: Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Chéri Chérin, Romuald Hazoumé, Kané Kwei, Esther Mahlangu,Chéri Samba,C... read more
The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt- Germany
(from 05/29/09 to 08/30/09)
Persona. Ritual masks and contemporary art, Tervuren - Belgium
(from 04/24/09 to 01/03/10)
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Leuvensesteenweg 13, 3080 Tervuren (Belgium)
Pigozzi and the Paparazzi
(from 06/20/08 to 11/16/08)
Berlin expose "Paparazzi", ou l'art de photographier les stars à leur insu.
Less is less, more is more, that's all
(from 06/14/08 to 09/14/08)
CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux
Documenta XII
(from 05/15/08 to 05/15/08)
Kassel, Germany
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Frédéric Bruly Bouabré
(from 05/15/08 to 05/15/08)
IKON Gallery, Birmingham
Venice Biennale
(from 05/15/08 to 05/15/08)
"Think With the Senses/Feel With the Mind"
Venice, Italy
Seydou Keïta
(from 03/31/08 to 03/31/09)
Tate Modern, London
Photo: ©Tate Modern
Why Africa?
(from 10/06/07 to 02/03/08)
Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli
Turin, Italy
" Popular Painting " from Kinshasa
(from 03/24/07 to 03/01/08)
Tate Modern, London.
Photo: ©Tate Modern
100% Africa
(from 10/12/06 to 02/18/07)
The Guggenheim Bilbao
ARTS OF AFRICA
(from 07/16/05 to 09/04/05)
From traditional arts to the Jean Pigozzi contemporary collection
Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
July 16th to September 4th, 2005, Espace Ravel
African Art Now
(from 01/29/05 to 06/05/05)
Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Upper Brown Pavilion
Photo: ©Tom Dubrock
Perspectives145: Bodys Isek Kingelez
(from 01/29/05 to 05/01/05)
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston

Okhai Ojeikere: Hairstyles
(from 01/15/05 to 03/05/05)
Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston
Photo: ©Rick Gardner
Documenta XI
(from 06/08/02 to 09/15/02)
Kassel, Germany
June 8 - September 15, 2002
Seydou Keïta
(from 11/30/99 to 11/30/99)
Galerie Nathalie Obadia presents the first exhibition in Brussels by Seydou Keïta (c. 1921–2001), one of the great masters of 20th-century photography. This event was made possible by the support of the Contemporary African Art Collection (CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection, Geneva), which has the mission of spreading awareness of contemporary A... read more




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