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Sharjah Biennial 15 to be curated by Okwui Enwezor

Sharjah Art Foundation has announced renowned critic and curator Okwui Enwezor (1963–2019) as curator of the next Sharjah Biennial, opening in March 2021. Enwezor conceived the 15th edition of the Sharjah Biennial (SB15), entitled Thinking Historically in the Present, to reflect on the past fourteen editions and consider the future of the biennial model. In […]

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El Anatsui Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

El Anatsui is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Biennale di Venezia – All the World’s Futures. The decision was made by the Board of Directors of la Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Curator of the 56th International Art Exhibition […]

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Africa’s ‘first official pavilion’ at the 52nd Venice Biennale

The 52nd Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art opened to the public on 10th June. A 112-year-old institution, one of the most important events in the international art calendar, the Biennale showed signs of engagement with a fast changing twenty-first century art scene. ‘Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense’, […]

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