South African fashion label VIVIERS at Milan Fashion Week's official calendar
The collection is an exploration of the changing landscapes of South Africa, framed through our abundance of raw materials and beauty. KARROO, Land of Thirst, is inspired by the surreal beauty of the magical Karoo landscape, that only really reveals itself, as one drives through this scorched, thirsty land.
RMB Latitudes proudly partners with OpenStudios.Joburg 2023
In May 2023, RMB Latitudes will partner with OpenStudios.Joburg. Over the same weekend, not only will you be invited to explore a plethora of art from the continent at RMB Latitudes, but you'll also have access to a network of artist studio spaces throughout Johannesburg's inner city.
Luxury fashion house, Gucci collaborates with Cinthia Sifa Mulanga for its latest campaign
Cinthia Sifa Mulanga has rapidly risen to international recognition, with her representations of female subjects trapped in interior spaces striking a particular chord during the pandemic. Now the 25-year-old Latitudes artist has caught the eye of Italian fashion house Gucci, who have commissioned her to create an artwork that celebrates their iconic Diana tote bag.
Art Tourism and the Bilbao Effect: Can an Architectural Wonder Kick-start Art Tourism?
Research into the popularity of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao found that it might take more than architectural wonder to bring foot traffic to a museum. Yet Africa could do with a new architectural gem to convince governments to invest in contemporary art museums.
European auctions of African art led by contemporary works
March has become an important month for collectors of African art, with Bonhams, Sotheby’s and Artcurial all staging their African contemporary and modern sales within a week of each other. Mary Corrigall breaks down this year's sales - and finds some fascinating results.
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