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Examining the portraiture genre, beyond speculation in the art market
There is a perception that the current infatuation with portraiture is a market-driven phenomenon galvanised by white or Asian art collectors looking to profit from sharp rises in value. With this in mind, Latitudes examines whether the relationship between art and commerce can be beneficial to advancing a movement in art.
Aspire Art: The Present Future: A Private Collection of African & International Contemporary Art
Aspire Art is honoured to present a carefully curated single-owner sale. The Present Future: A Private Collection of African & International Contemporary Art is set to impress and intrigue collectors this June.
Are Africa’s best works turning up at Art Basel?
More African galleries and artists are participating in this year’s edition of the Swiss fair. Given this art fair is considered the most important on the global art calendar, you would expect the continent’s top talent to be presented at it. Indeed Anatsui, Kentridge will be prominent but there are a few surprises.
Latitudes welcomes Pule Taukobong to the team
A well-known investor in the African tech startup space, Pule is a Founding Partner at CRE Venture Capital, and has invested in many successful startups across the continent, including Andela, Yoco and SweepSouth to name a few.
Did African curators miss the gondola at Venice?
Black female artists triumphed at the 59th Venice Biennale. This should have bode well for Africa’s artists, and expression, yet none of Africa’s pavilions were dedicated solely to a female artist. Art journalist, Mary Corrigall investigates.
"Into the Light" – A Look at South Africa's National Pavilion for the 59th Venice Biennale
Our very own South African Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is presenting "Into the Light" - a group show curated by Ame Bell and featuring the works of Phumulani Ntuli, Lebohang Kganye and Roger Ballen.
Top Ten Pavilions to See at the Venice Biennale
As tempted as one may be to see every national pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale, the chances of covering the Arsenale, Giardini and fringe spaces are reasonably slim. Art advisor, Alexia Walker narrows it down for you.
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