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Chris Shongo, Nefercongo series, 2019. Courtesy of the artist.

‘Breaking the Mould: new signatures from DRC’ curated by Christine Eyene at 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, London

‘Breaking the Mould: new signatures from DRC’ features the work of 12 emerging artists from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), predominantly former students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa, who are breaking …

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Spirit in Flight, 2021. Oil on canvas, 147.2 x 145cm. Courtesy of the artist & SMO Contemporary Art.

‘Politics of Representation: The Power of Portraiture’ by Oliver Enwonwu at SMO Contemporary, Lagos, Nigeria

SMO Contemporary Art presents ‘Politics of Representation’, an exhibition of paintings celebrating the award-winning artist and art advocate Oliver Enwonwu at the Alliance Française Gallery from 20 September to 10 October 2021. Ebony from the …

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James Barnor, Sick Hagemeyer shop assistant, Accra, c. 1957. Courtesy of Autograph.

‘James Barnor: Accra/London – A Retrospective’ at the Serpentine North Gallery, London

The Serpentine presents a major survey of British-Ghanaian photographer James Barnor, whose career spans six decades, two continents and numerous photographic genres through his work with studio portraiture, photojournalism, editorial commissions and wider social commentary. …

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