Arts + Culture

Sunday Reading—Behind Ibrahim Mahama’s Fragments at London’s White Cube Gallery, Part 3

The star Ghanaian visual artist continues his meteoric rise with a new show at one of London’s top galleries

Editors Note: OkayAfrica’s UK correspondent Sabo Kpade gets deep with Ibrahim Mahama for our first edition of Sunday Reading. This is part 3 of 4. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

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Arts + Culture

A New Exhibition In Accra Celebrates The Future Of Ghanaian Contemporary Art

Accra exhibition 'the Gown must go to Town' celebrates the future of Ghanaian contemporary art with work by El Anatsui, Ibrahim Mahama & more

Taking its name from a line in Kwame Nkrumah's 1963 speech The African Genius, the Gown must go to Town is a new exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Science and Technology in Accra. Honoring two of Ghana's representatives at the 56th Venice Biennale, the show highlights Ibrahim Mahama's participation as the youngest artist of the All the World's Futures exhibition as well as Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui for receiving the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Biennale.

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