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A Provocative Museum Places African Art on the Global Stage - The New York Times
The $38 million new museum houses the collection of Jochen Zeitz, the German-born philanthropist and former chief executive officer of Puma SE, who has been amassing contemporary work from Africa and its diaspora since 2008. The building’s simple concrete exterior and cut-glass-faceted windows give little hint of the spectacular cathedral-like interior, with 80 white-cube galleries over nine floors on either side.
zeitzmuseum  africanart  contemporaryart  capetown  africa  art  nytimes 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
In Hawaii, Contemporary Art Gets Its Moment in the Sun - The New York Times
Few aficionados and collectors would rank Hawaii among the world’s top destinations for contemporary art, but young local and foreign artists are making the islands an increasingly relevant hub. Hawaiian artists who moved to the mainland after the 2008 economic crisis are returning, while the scene is inspiring artists from across the continental United States and Asia to produce works for a mostly undiscovered market
Hawaii  art  contemporaryart  nytimes 
may 2017 by brendanmcfadden

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