Mwili, Akili na Roho represents 50 years of art from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania – from 1950 to 2000.
She paved the way for women to play the mbira – and then took the ancient tradition global.
Art stolen from African kingdoms is a knowledge system plundered by colonialists, who must take historical responsibility.
Harare aims to join a growing list of African cities hosting high profile events to sell local art and bolster artists.
Clay figurines of musicians, made in the 1930s, are being exhibited along with a new film of actual musicians playing the traditional instruments.
While some German museums are returning some of the famous Benin Bronzes, most remain in museums in the UK and the US even as calls for restitution grow.
Gallerist and writer Robert Huggins and his wife, the artist Helen Lieros, have passed away. But their lives are a testament to what kind of impact one African art gallery can have.
Mzilikazi Khumalo was a brilliant linguist with a stellar career in music. These achievements are extraordinary considering the obstacles he faced throughout his career.
The documentary by Dutch artist Renzo Martins is generating important debates today in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as in Europe. Analysis of the stakes of a film that will be a milestone.
Despite the challenges of being a female comedian, the women who do choose to perform feel emboldened to speak out in ways that can resist sexism.
The team from Wits University returned to a well-known ceiling panel in the Maloti-Drakensberg mountains, armed with new knowledge about the beliefs of the San people who made the paintings.
To understand her contribution to public debate, it’s important to see her in the context of the historical moment that made her work possible, necessary and provocative.
The first female student at the famous Makerere University art school, Karuga only began an art career when she retired at 60. She ended up showing internationally.
The pandemic has not only negatively impacted the creative sector in Africa, but it has also exposed its shortcomings.
Herri steps into a lacuna in the South African arts and culture publishing landscape and deploys design to add richness to its critical texts.
Art, outreach and fieldwork can help reframe Britain’s imperial past, by re-humanising the people subjected to anthropological ‘colonial science’.
Curator Okwui Enwezor, who has died aged 55, will be remembered for the hugely generative legacy of everything he has achieved.
A new art exhibition in Johannesburg mines the rich intersections between Mozambique, South Africa and Portugal.