The Armory Show: Playing It Safe During an Unsettled Time

Martha Schwendener, The New York Times, March 5, 2020

[...] The fair includes plenty of art closely associated with the African continent. Start with the presentation at the Paris gallery Magnin-A (Booth 614, Pier 94), since it has historic photographs by Malian artists like Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé, as well as the Benin-born Romuald Hazoumè’s sly wall sculptures that remake African masks with plastic jugs and containers. The Senegalese artist Omar Ba has a fabulously collaged painting with evocative figures at Galerie Templon (Booth 604, Pier 94), while the Ethiopian artist Merikokeb Berhanu at Addis Fine Art (Booth P13, Pier 94) is presenting moody, mostly-abstract canvases. [...]

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