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Meet the Curator at the Center of Ghana’s Exploding Art Scene

In recent years, Ghana’s art scene has begun to thrive with artists like Amoako Boafo, Ibrahim Mahama, and El Anatsui gaining international recognition and increasingly high sales prices. . Essé Dabla-Attikpo, a Togolese-Beninese art consultant, cultural producer, and curator, has been at the center of Ghana’s burgeoning scene, working to meet the new international demand …

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Revisiting New York’s radical punk and no wave scene of the 70s and 80s

In fall 1975, André Leon Talley brought Bobby Grossman to the Factory to meet Andy Warhol. Then an illustration major at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Bobby presented his portfolio to Andy along with the Factory’s formidable power players, including Fred Hughes, Vincent Fremont, and Ronnie Cutrone. “Andy looked through my collages and drawings and …

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