Publication: "Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art"

November 7, 2020

Publication Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art, exhibition catalogue, Cleveland Museum of Art, Yale Unversity Press: November 2020.

 

"An important investigation of the complicated relationship between canonical African art and the practices of contemporary African artists

Recognizing the second lives of historical African artworks when they enter museum collections and addressing them in dialogue with the works of six established and emerging African artists, this book represents how today’s practitioners are reformulating the continent’s artistic traditions to respond to the contemporary landscape. "

 

The exhibition and catalogue feature the work of Tahir Carl Karmali.