Contemporary

African Colours
A source for news about contemporary African art and artists.

Contemporary Africa Database
Directory of individuals and institutions. (Note 8/27/07: website has been suspended since Sept. 2006 due to the reorganization of Africa Centre London and is currently inaccessbile)

African Art on the Internet
Stanford University's list of selected Internet resources prepared by Karen Fung for the Information and Communication Technology Group (ICTG), African Studies Association. Includes many links to contemporary artists' pages.

Archive of African Artists
The complete list of artists in the archive maintained by the Warren M. Robbins Library at the National Museum of African Art. Useful for locating information on emerging and less well-known artists. A sample of files from the collection are available online.

Arte contemporanea africana
Launched by Iolanda Pensa, an Italian art historian and critic, in 2006 this site on the Italian version of Wikipedia documents contemporary African art. Arranged by country, it covers biennials, museums, galleries, associations, research institutes. There is also a chronological list of international contemporary African art exhibitions from 1962.

Modern African art : a basic reading list
A bibliography of modern African art created by Janet Stanley, librarian at the Warren M. Robbins Library at the National Museum of African Art. The list is organized into three parts: (1) broad or general surveys, (2) major group exhibitions of modern African art, and (3) regional and country studies or exhibition catalogs; the regional sections are sub-divided by country. Book and exhibition reviews are also included, where available, but books about individual artists are not.

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