Contemporary African Art Collection / Jean Pigozzi


The Contemporary African Art Collection (CAAC) is a private collection created in 1989 by Italian business man, Jean Pigozzi. It includes several thousand artworks featuring paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, installations and videos from contemporary artists living in sub-Saharan African countries. Curated up to 2008 by André Magnin, now an independant curator and art dealer, the CAAC is regularly acquiring new pieces, adding new artists and lending works to major art institutions and museums around the world.
The collection is based in Geneva, and does not have a permanent exhibition venue.

In 2008, Jean Pigozzi also started collecting contemporary Japanese art, the collection is presented on .

IncarNations, African Art as Philosophy - BOZAR Brussels, Belgium
from 06/28/19 to 10/06/19
Savoir Faire Savoir - Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France
Until today
Pouvoir & Pouvoir - Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, Boissy-le-Châtel (77), France
from 06/23/19 to 09/22/19
Sous l’oeil de Malick Sidibé (Et un chant contre le sida) - Musée Barbier-Mueller, Genève, Suisse
from 06/19/19 to 01/12/20
Prête-moi ton rêve - Casablanca, Dakar, Abidjan, Lagos, Addis Abeba, Cape Town
from 06/18/19 to 06/17/20
The past the present and the in between, Pavillon Mozambique - 58th Biennale di Venezia 2019, Italy
from 05/11/19 to 11/24/19
Rothko in Lampedusa - Palazzo Querini, Venice, Italy
from 05/11/19 to 11/24/19
A Queen Within Adorned Archetypes - Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle, USA
from 05/11/19 to 09/02/19
Sahara mondes connectés - Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseille, France
from 05/10/19 to 09/01/19
Barthélémy Toguo, Of blood and water - Le Parvis, Ibos, France
from 05/03/19 to 09/28/19
Uniques. Cahiers écrits, dessinés, inimprimés - Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cologny, Switzerland
from 10/20/18 to 08/25/19

Omar Victor Diop au Festival Vagamondes, Omar Victor Diop, La Filature, Mulhouse, France
from 01/14/20 to 02/23/20
The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture - Ryerson Image Center, Toronto, Canada
from 09/11/19 to 12/08/19
BISENGO, JP Mika - MAGNIN-A, Paris, France
from 09/07/19 to 11/30/19
Barthélémy Toguo. Wouri, Donga, Sanaga - Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, France
from 09/05/19 to 10/05/19

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