South Africa

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Appointments

Zeitz Mocaa appoints new director following #MeToo scandal

Koyo Kouoh, who founded RAW Material Company in Dakar, replaces Mark Coetzee who was accused of misconduct

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Museums

Zeitz Mocaa: Africa’s private ‘Tate Modern’ must do more for its public

More than a year after opening, the Cape Town museum’s curatorial and educational record has yet to live up to its promise

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Art market

Frieze 2018 reveals strong UK-South African ties

South African artists are enjoying a growth in overseas interest, as seen in London this month

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Art Basel 2018

Apartheid revisited: US museum snaps up South African photography project at Art Basel

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art “will be acquiring” a series documenting a Modernist high-rise apartment block in Johannesburg

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Museums

Norval Foundation near Cape Town opens months after launch of city's Zeitz museum

Staff from Africa's first mega museum have defected to the new private institution

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Art market

South African art shines at the Armory Show

Works dealing with issues of post-colonial politics, black power, and identity find a receptive US audience

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Artists

Photographer and activist Zanele Muholi wins France’s top cultural award

South African LGBT champion receives Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres