Louis Vuitton - Art / Africa, Le nouvel atelier

Fondation Louis Vuitton presents Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier. Alongside monographic exhibitions, the Fondation presents group shows bringing to light recent work from lesser known art scenes. After Bentu, Chinese Artists in a Time of Turbulence and Transformation (January–May 2016), Art/Africa, le nouvel atelier will include two exhibitions, along with a selection of works from the permanent collection.
 
The Insiders, a selection of works (1989 to 2009) from the Jean Pigozzi collection of African art. Galleries 1 and 2 (basement)
Being There, South Africa, a contemporary scene. Galleries 4 (level 0), 5, 6, and 7 (level 1)
Africa in the collection of Fondation Louis Vuitton. Galleries 8, 9, 10, 11 (level 2)
 
The exhibition will be on view until August 27, 2017

 
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Chéri Samba, J'aime la couleur, 2003. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. © Chéri Samba. Photo © Claude Germain, Primae
 
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Abu Bakarr Mansaray (1970, Sierra Leone), Allien Resurrection, 2004. Graphite, color pencils, pen on paper, 150 x 205 cm © Abu Bakarr Mansaray. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection. Photo © Maurice Aeschimann
 
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Barthélémy Toguo (1967, Cameroon), Baptism 1, 2000. Watercolours on paper, 28 x 30 cm. © ADAGP, Paris 2017. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection. Photo © Maurice Aeschimann
 
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Bodys Isek Kingelez (1948 – 2015, Congo), Etoile rouge congolaise, 1990. Paper, cardboard, polystyrene, plastic, left-over materials 85 x 92 x 50 cm © Bodys Isek Kingelez. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection. Photo © Maurice Aeschimann
 
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Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Simunye Systems Orientation [screenshot], 2017. Video 7’23’’ © Bogosi Sekhukhuni. Courtesy Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg
 
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Chéri Samba (1956, Congo), L’espoir fait vivre n°2, 1997. Acrylic, sequins, photograph and glue on, canvas 130 x 194 cm © Chéri Samba. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection. Photo © Maurice Aeschimann
 
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David Goldblatt, Diepsloot. August 2009, 2009. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. © David Goldblatt. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
 
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Jane Alexander, Infantry with Beast [detail], 27 Figures 2008-10, Beast 2003. Glass fibre, oil painting, shoes, wool carpet, 118 x 1200 x 200 cm. Collection of the artist © Jane Alexander/ADAGP, Paris 2017. Courtesy Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg. Photo © Anthea Pokroy
 
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Meleko Mokgosi, Comrades VII, 2016. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. © Meleko Mokgosi. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery
 
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Moshekwa Langa, Drag Paintings [detail], 2016. Cotton cloth, soil, varnish, 200 x 300 cm each, multiple dimensions. Courtesy de KADIST © Moshekwa Langa. Photo © Aurélien Mole
 
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Nicholas Hlobo, Ndize: Tail, 2010. Ribbons, yarns, rubber and leather, 460 x 840 x 307 cm. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris © Nicholas Hlobo. Courtesy of Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg. Photo © Mario Todeschini
 
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Rigobert Nimi (1965, Congo), Station Vampires, 2013. Metal, plastic, bulbs, electrical components and left-over materials 321 x 138 x 158 cm © Rigobert Nimi. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection. Photo © Maurice Aeschimann
 
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William Kentridge, Drawing for Triumphs and Laments. (Procession of Migrants), 2016. Ink on China paper, 107 x 158 cm © William Kentridge. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. Photo © Thys Dullaart

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