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Contemporary African Art Collection by Jean Pigozzi

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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 japigozzicollection.com .

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
AFRICA. Raccontare un mondo, PAC Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Italia
from 06/27/17 to 09/17/17
Le Havre - Dakar, partager la mémoire - Museum du Havre, France
from 06/24/17 to 12/31/17
The Studio of Vanities, Kulturen, Lund, Sweden
from 06/10/17 to 01/14/18
Festival Photo La Gacilly, Morbihan, Bretagne, France
from 06/03/17 to 09/30/17
MARIO TESTINO. UNDRESSED / HELMUT NEWTON. UNSEEN / JEAN PIGOZZI. POOL PARTY, Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin, Germany
from 06/03/17 to 11/19/17
Afrique, l'art sans frontières, Espace Gilbert Alauzet, Rieupeyroux, France
from 06/02/17 to 07/26/17
Place des Portraits, Paris, Montreuil Place Jean Jaurès
from 04/27/17 to 07/20/17
Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
from 04/26/17 to 09/04/17
CHAPTER 6: The Eye in the Mask, Socle du Monde Biennial, Herning, Danemark
from 04/21/17 to 08/27/17
Autophoto: de 1900 à nos jours, Fondation Cartier Paris, France
from 04/20/17 to 09/24/17
Trésors de l'islam en Afrique. De Tombouctou à Zanzibar, Institut du monde arabe, Paris, France
from 04/14/17 to 07/30/17
Open Museum #4 Alain Passard, Musée des beaux-Arts, Lille, France
from 04/08/17 to 07/16/17
African-Print Fashion Now! Fowler Museum at UCLA Los Angeles, USA
from 03/26/17 to 07/30/17
AQUA Contemporary Artists and Water Issues, Ile Rousseau, and Château de Penthes, Geneva, Switzerland
from 03/22/17 to 07/02/17
Omar Victor Diop, Project Diaspora, SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, Atlanta, USA
from 02/17/17 to 08/20/17
L'Afrique des routes, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France
from 01/31/17 to 11/12/17

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
On aime l'art...!! agnès b., Grand Arles Express, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France
from 07/06/17 to 11/05/17

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