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Victor Ekpuk at Art Dubai

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Tell Freedom: 15 South African Artists

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Tell Freedom is a statement in the form of an exhibition. Proof that art itself can tell the story. It is the picture of a generation that knows what it wants and does not want to be fooled with paper promises. The Apartheid may be a thing of the past, the position of many blacks is not yet equal.

Rob Perrée on the exhibition Tell Freedom in Kunsthal Kade Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

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Wilmer Wilson IV

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Odili Donald Odita at Jack Shainman New York

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Tirzo Martha. The Backside of a Painting

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To him the back (of a painting) is more than a coincidental narrative; it probably even forms the plot of the story. Because Martha actually plays with space in all his works, you could call the work an example of this. But it is more. He is opening a discussion on painting as a genre and so relegating the current terminology – painting, sculpture, installation, etc. – to the past.

Rob Perrée on the art of Tirzo Martha, from Curacao.

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