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Wildfire Endangers Anti-Apartheid Archives, African Film Collection at University of Cape Town Library

A tremendous wildfire that began burning on South Africa’s Table Mountain yesterday morning caused severe damage to a library housing a major anti-apartheid archive and one of the world’s largest ... | Read More

David Claerbout

The supplanting of the lens-based practices by the digital, David Claerbout proposes in his essay for the exhibition “Unseen Sound,” sealed the fate of photography’s claim to indexicality. What enters ... | Read More

Brett Graham

Ka pari te tai moana, ka timu te tai tangata: When the ocean tide rises, the human tide recedes. This whakatauākī, or proverb—first uttered in 1822 by Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha to Te Wherowhero, ... | Read More

Dawoud Bey on expanding the photographic moment

Over the past forty-five years, Dawoud Bey has critically reimagined photography’s social and political potential, whether through his collaborative portraits of under- and misrepresented communities ... | Read More

Paula Cooper Reveals Succession Plan for New York Gallery

Gallerist Paula Cooper has announced a succession plan for her storied New York gallery. The dealer, who recently turned eighty-three, revealed that she has promoted four longtime employees, who will ... | Read More

French Court Dismisses Gallerists’ Appeal to Remain Open in Lockdown

A French administrative court this week dashed the hopes of gallerists nationwide in dismissing a suit filed by the Comité Professionnel des Galeries d’Art (CPGA) seeking to allow galleries to remain ... | Read More

Ana Prata

Ana Prata is one of the most significant young Brazilian painters. As if any further consecration were necessary, next year she will have a solo show in Lina Bo Bardi’s legendary SESC Pompeìa. Her works ... | Read More

Jam Wu

Jam Wu’s video installation “Through the Walls,” 2021, begins with a flashlight pointed outward, illuminating the viewer. Over the course of forty minutes, a shadow play takes shape across four ... | Read More

Rudolf Polanszky

Watch Installation VideoGagosian is pleased to present new and recent paintings and sculptures by Rudolf Polanszky. This is the first exhibition of the artist’s work at Gagosian in Paris.A key ... | Read More

Louvre Director Fights to Keep His Post

Jean-Luc Martinez, who until Tuesday was director of the Louvre, Paris, has been named interim director as he waits for French officials to inform him of his fate. The decision as to his tenure at the ... | Read More
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