1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

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Censorship

'I wanted to break down white male ideas': sexually explicit Johannesburg show is pulled

Work by artist Anton Kannemeyer has also been removed from London's 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair after complaints

Feature
South Africa

Nando’s enormous collection puts the peri-peri in African art

With over 22,000 works hung on its walls, the popular chicken chain is an unlikely champion for emerging South African artists

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Commercial galleries

Transvangarde pioneer October Gallery turns 40

The London space champions emerging artists from across the globe

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Frieze New York 2019

African art fair 1-54 decamps to NY’s West Village

Newcomers seize on a “logical place to be”

Review
Art market

This is African art's Golden Age, but can 1-54 Marrakech help build a sustainable domestic clientele?

Western interest in contemporary works from the continent is at a high, but that can be a double-edged sword

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Frieze New York

Beyond Frieze New York: the top events outside the tent

Our pick of the best satellites, from African offerings at 1-54 fair to Tefaf's focus on Modern and contemporary art

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Art market

Can Marrakech's 1-54 art fair step into the breach of city's cancelled biennial?

New fair brings contemporary African art home, but jury is out as to whether a commercial event can replace a government funded biennial