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Les Fantômes

A painting sits glowering on the wall of the Jack Bell Gallery in London. Figures daubed in bright colours stare out from the canvases against a dark background broken up…..

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African women's visual narratives

If you’re in London, “Reflections on the Self ,” an exhibition of “African women’s visual narratives, as told through self-portraits and portraits of other women,” will be at the Royal Festival…..

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David Goldblatt @ The Jewish Museum

A major retrospective of David Goldblatt‘s photographs opens next month at the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (Previews are next week). I am especially looking forward…..

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Is this Nollywood?

With few exceptions, I usually celebrate South African photographers. Among them is Pieter Hugo, whose most recent work, “Nollywood”– a series of portraits recreating what for Hugo represents “archetypical characters”…..