Africa

The Distinctive Mosques of Sub-Saharan Africa

The Distinctive Mosques of Sub-Saharan Africa

1 day ago   |   Arch Daily

Hikma - Religious and Secular Complex by atelier masomi. Image © James Wang Sub-Saharan Africa is home to an enormous number of religious adherents - within which there is...
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Haile Gerima Is Having a Hollywood Moment. It's Left Him Conflicted

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The director, an eminence of American and African indie cinema, is being recognized by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and Netflix. But he has long rejected the industry.
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A History of Modernity That Puts Africa at Center Stage

3 days ago   |   NY Times

“Born in Blackness,” by the former New York Times correspondent Howard W. French, is a deeply researched account of the continent's often overlooked role in the development of...
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How Books Led a Young Jane Goodall to Live Among the Chimps

3 days ago   |   NY Times

“There was no TV when I was a child. I learned from books - and nature. I read every book about animals I could find. Doctor Dolittle and Tarzan led me to dream about living...
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Urban Sprawl and Ghost Towns: The Impact of Mining on Cities

Urban Sprawl and Ghost Towns: The Impact of Mining on Cities

8 days ago   |   Arch Daily

Abandoned Gold Mine, Johannesburg, South Africa. Image © Johnny Miller The urban settlements we inhabit today exist in their present form due to a host of reasons. There are...
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House F / Elphick Proome Architects

House F / Elphick Proome Architects

13 days ago   |   Arch Daily

Mathunzi, South Africa Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Karl Beath Area: 1450.0 m2
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An Important Lesson I Learned as a Photojournalist

An Important Lesson I Learned as a Photojournalist

15 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

I began working on a long-term project on child sexual abuse after receiving a three-day assignment from Marie Claire magazine USA to work with the Police Child Protection Unit...
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Georges Rochegrosse: Not Always an Orientalist

Georges Rochegrosse: Not Always an Orientalist

2 monthes ago   |   Art Contrarian

Le Chevalier aux fleurs - 1884The painting shown above is by Georges-Antoine Rochegrosse (1858-1938) - Wikipedia entry here. It's perhaps his most famous work because it is...
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The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia

The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Breaking through the barriers of cultural and gender norms in Somalia, Fardosa Hussein shares what it took for her to be able to practice what she is passionate about...
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South African Photographer Captures Political Crisis at Home

South African Photographer Captures Political Crisis at Home

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

A local South African commercial photographer has found himself in the epicenter of the country's most recent political unrest that has disrupted communities and left people...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

AUCTION ENDS TODAY by TOM BROWN

AUCTION ENDS TODAY by TOM BROWN

“EDGE OF THE PROPERTY” 6x6 landscape original oil $50 auction ENDS TODAY Read more ...

Jidijiangyi Studio / FANAF

Jidijiangyi Studio / FANAF

Jinji Hongwu science and Technology InnovationIndustrial Park, in Hongmiao 1st lane, Gulou District, Nanjing, China Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Xiaowen Jin Area: 75.0 m2 Read more ...

Bayley Street

Bayley Street

Mixed media with oil on board 18" x 22" I have several boards and canvases around with a lot of media on the surface which cannot be totally cleaned off. Either I work with it... Read more ...

The Big Store: 1942

The Big Store: 1942

February 1942. "Norwood, Carver County, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size. Read more ...

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Today's artists birthdays: Childe Hassam, Bandinelli, Giovanni Canaletto...

Quite a line up of artists for today's birthday celebration: Childe Hassam, Bandinelli, Giovanni Canaletto, Christofano Allori Childe Hassam , in full Frederick Childe Hassam... Read more ...

12 Vintage Bird Trade Cards!

12 Vintage Bird Trade Cards Today we have a beautiful collection of Vintage Bird Trade Cards. In... Read more ...

Penelope Bisbee

Penelope Bisbee

Horse Crossing 2 2016 oil on linen16 x 20 in. Horse Crossing 2, by Penelope Bisbee, is a mash of historical paintings. Mainly I see two primary references to historical works... Read more ...

Painting Intensive Report: Improving Studio Work with Plein Air Studies

Painting Intensive Report: Improving Studio Work with Plein Air Studies

6x8 Oil Cottonwood Study This past week, an accomplished studio painter come to me for help. She wanted to improve her plein air practice with the goal of improving her studio... Read more ...

Azul

Azul

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