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Tony Gum Delivers Her Cheesiest Project Yet With 'Milked In Africa'

The Coolest Kid in Cape Town's exhibit at NYC's Fotografiska illustrates that nothing beats the original.

South African fine artist Tony Gum has milked the international art scene for years — and now she's decided to let them know their place. The multifaceted award-winning creative recently completed her Milked In Africa residency at New York City's Fotografiska museum, her cheesiest project yet. In 'MIA', Gum uses dairy products to illustrate the fact that what is replicated cannot outshine the original.

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South African Artist Tony Gum Wins Miami Beach Pulse Prize

She beat 15 other nominees for the prize.

South Africa's Tony Gum won the 2017 Miami Beach PULSE PRIZE for her debut solo exhibition, Ode to She, artnet News reports reports. The 22-year-old artist walks away with a prize of $2,500 (approximately R34, 000).

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Tony Gum's First Solo Show Is an Exploration of Self and Pays Tribute to the Xhosa Women Who Raised Her

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Tony Gum on Being an ‘Artist in Learning’ and Staying Grounded

We speak with OkayAfrica's 100 Women honoree and South African artist Tony Gum on her journey as an "artist in learning" and more.

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It’s a big weekend for African artists in New York City. Here’s everything you should know to get you through Armory Week.