Okwui Enwezor

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Network fatigue 2.0

BY Pablo Larios | 24 DEC 19

An epochal exhibition of the Ghanaian artist – the last curated by Okwui Enwezor – gives the Munich institution a new face

BY Jane Ure-Smith | 14 MAY 19
Venice 2019

Can Ralph Rugoff’s ‘May You Live in Interesting Times’ exhibition address histories of narrow nationalism, fascism, and empire head-on?

BY Negar Azimi | 24 APR 19

‘Wherever he is now, I know he is waiting for me. There is so much we did not have the time to address’

BY Simon Njami | 25 MAR 19

In style as well as substance, the late curator embodied a politics of inclusivity

BY Naomi Beckwith | 25 MAR 19
News

The Nomura Art Award, funded by a Japanese financial services company, is now the largest cash prize available in the arts

BY Frieze News Desk | 21 MAR 19

A tribute to the late curator and his belief in the primacy of documentation

BY Osei Bonsu | 19 MAR 19

A tribute to the late curator’s support of artists in South Africa and how his writing on them ‘revealed something of his acute sense for history’

BY Sean O'Toole | 18 MAR 19

A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes

BY Jörg Heiser | 15 MAR 19
News

Enwezor, who embraced a more pluralistic art history beyond the Euro-American canon, had been battling cancer for several years

BY Frieze News Desk | 15 MAR 19
Fan Letter

‘The wide range of artists presented in this astonishing show was a provocation that will fuel many young curators and scholars in the coming years’

BY Adriano Pedrosa | 31 JAN 19
Fan Letter

‘The show singlehandedly thrust Africa back into the culture of global contemporary art.’

BY Kobena Mercer | 24 JAN 19

Art and culture have a role in describing the unevenness of the world: where do we go from here?

BY Amy Sherlock | 28 OCT 18
News

In further news: MoMA reaches contract agreement with staff; man hospitalized after falling into Anish Kapoor installation

21 AUG 18
News

In further news: declining UK museum visitors sees country fall in world rankings; first winner of Turner Prize, Malcolm Morley, dies at 86

05 JUN 18

Raqs Media Collective on their 2017, from a séance with an 18th century automaton-tiger to imagined conversations with Édouard Glissant

BY Raqs Media Collective | 21 DEC 17
Article

Leading artists, museum curators, writers and critics to discuss the history of art and its continuing significance in contemporary practice

14 SEP 16

What makes us human

BY Amy Sherlock | 01 JUN 15

If exit polls are to be believed (and the recent UK elections have sadly shown they should be) the main show of this year's 56th Venice Biennale is a flop. ‘Dreadful’, 'dire’, 'depressing’ are some of the more printable adjectives I’ve heard to describe it. ‘Venice is Bad' was the insightful email header from a supposedly serious art news source.

BY Paul Teasdale | 09 MAY 15

Tate Modern and African art

BY Lara Pawson | 14 MAR 13