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Riason Naidoo

Riason Naidoo

    James Barnor: 'I’m finally getting recognition'
    James Barnor: 'I’m finally getting recognition'
    What unfolded in London? Was it what you expected?
    Photographer James Barnor – Ever Young at 90
    Photographer James Barnor – Ever Young at 90
    Born on June 6 1929, Ghanaian photographer James Barnor celebrated his 90th birthday this month. His story as an African photographer in the world...
    To know Jean-Michel Basquiat, look at his art
    To know Jean-Michel Basquiat, look at his art
    A painting can “not simply be reduced to what only a formal examination of its evidentiary summary allows”, writes curator and art critic Okwui...
    Basquiat retrospective boasts central masterpieces and never-before-exhibited works
    Basquiat retrospective boasts central masterpieces and never-before-exhibited works
    A retrospective on Jean-Michel Basquiat is showing at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris until 21 January 2019. It is "probably the last time a show of...
    ​Katz makes a jump from her mattress
    ​Katz makes a jump from her mattress
    The Palais de Tokyo in Paris is hosting an exhibition of work by Bronwyn Katz. This is the artist’s first international solo exhibition since two...
    Rethinking a key festival of African art
    Rethinking a key festival of African art
    The Dakar biennale, Dak’art, has long been the meeting place for contemporary African art. It concluded its 13th edition on June 2.
    Tragedy of an Indian family
    Tragedy of an Indian family
    I got into the presidential gala of Feroz Abbas Khan's movie Gandhi My Father by default. I was offered some free tickets so I had no idea...
    Full circle
    Full circle
    Visual Trajectories, A Retrospective of 150 Years of Modern Indian Art from the National Gallery in New Delhi, could well be mistaken for a...
    Kally's open shutter
    Kally's open shutter
    While rummaging through the wares at a jumble sale in Isipingo I happened upon a small Kodak Postcard camera, which I bought for sixpence — I...
    On the paper trail
    On the paper trail
    In popular culture Timbuktu has long been that mythical place in the middle of nowhere. Scholars have recently been rediscovering the literary...
    Kally's open shutter
    Kally's open shutter
    While rummaging through the wares at a jumble sale in Isipingo I happened upon a small Kodak Postcard camera, which I bought for sixpence — I...