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

Chéri Samba, J'aime la couleur, 2003. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. © Chéri Samba. Photo © Claude Germain, Primae
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
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
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
Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Simunye Systems Orientation [screenshot], 2017. Video 7’23’’ © Bogosi Sekhukhuni. Courtesy Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg
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
David Goldblatt, Diepsloot. August 2009, 2009. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. © David Goldblatt. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
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
Meleko Mokgosi, Comrades VII, 2016. Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. © Meleko Mokgosi. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery
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
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
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
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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