Contemporary African Art Collection by Jean Pigozzi
Africa Rising, 1 rue de Pont Neuf, 75001 Paris
from 10/06/10 to 10/18/10
The CAAC is currently collaborating with Louis Vuitton and Edun in an exhibition called Africa Rising an event taking place during Paris Fashion Week, October 6th - 18th.
Edun is the ethical clothing label founded by U2 singer Bono and his wife in 2005 to encourage trade with Africa. The Africa Rising exhibition will feature works from Jean Pigozzis African art collection, including sculptures from artist George Lilanga as well as some never before displayed prints from the photographer Seydou Keïta.
Edun's spring collection will also be showcased.
Read more in the Le Journal des Arts interview with Jean Pigozzi
Africa? Una nuova storia, Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, Italy
from 11/18/09 to 01/16/10
In this exhibition dedicated to contemporary African art, the Caac is showing works by 20 artists from the collection, including:
Amani Bodo Pierre Bodo Frédéric Bruly Bouabré Demba Camara Seni Awa Camara Chéri Chérin Calixte Dakpogan Efiaimbelo Gedewon Romuald Hazoumé Bodys Isek Kingelez Samuel Kané Kwei George Lilanga Esther Mahlangu Abu Bakarr Mansaray Joshua Okorodomeke Richard Onyango Chéri Samba
Take a look at the exhibition:
La Repubblica Roma
Roma Beni Culturali