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Naomi Campbell unveils her lavish villa in Kenya complete with FOUR pools, authentic African furnishings ...

The Daily Mail 13 Apr 2021
Maintaining the understated yet stylish aesthetic, local artifacts, African textiles and authentic Kenyan art was peppered around the property ... Maintaining the understated yet stylish aesthetic, local artifacts, African textiles and authentic Kenyan art was peppered around the property.
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Lockdown easing: the best gallery shows to see in London right now

The Art Newspaper 12 Apr 2021
This is the 80-year-old British South African artist Sue Williamson’s first UK solo show and includes works from the 1990s to today ... These are bold designs that evoke, but have developed separately from, European modernism while also building on traditions of African textiles to form a unique vernacular of pattern and colour.
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Iconic art to see in Philadelphia

TeluguStop 11 Apr 2021
By Siddhi Jain ... LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana. In honour of the U.S ... Rocky by A ... As he gathered works that also included African sculpture, antiquities, Asian art, Native American ceramics, jewellery, and textiles, manuscripts, old master paintings, and European and American decorative and industrial arts, he would arrange them in "ensembles".
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MMCA-hosted ‘Africa Speaks’ panel discusses African culture and art

Montana Kaimin 08 Apr 2021
Shepherd's Homage to Africa collection features African art that she has been collecting for 30 years ... The exhibit features a collection of African art collected by UM alumni Tony Hoyt and Molly Shepherd ... Her favorite pieces include the long African textiles woven with strings made of Raffia Palm, because they tell stories of how each piece was made.
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Mkhize announces 20 million Pfizer vaccine deal

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
Meanwhile, the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) concluded South Africa's first Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Campaign Industry Framework Agreement, covering the domestic clothing industry.
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April’s book bag: how four lesbians shaped Modernism, why we love to hate biennials, and ...

The Art Newspaper 08 Apr 2021
The African Lookbook. A Visual History of 100 Years of African Women, Catherine E ... McKinley brings together 150 photographs taken between 1870 and 1970, capturing African women over a century in time. This visual history presents women primarily through the lens of African photographers.
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Poet Amanda Gorman featured on the cover of Vogue

The Philadelphia Tribune 08 Apr 2021
Poet Amanda Gorman has another accolade to her name. She's the first poet to be featured on a cover for Vogue ... The garment's vibrant pattern is inspired by African textiles and was designed by Virgil Abloh -- Louis Vuitton's first Black artistic director. "The first poet ever on the cover of @voguemagazine ... They call me," she stated ... CNN ....
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Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa award

B & FT Online 06 Apr 2021
This is indeed an honour to the Kenyan people and the African continent at large,” said Okinyi ... Fashionomics Africa is an initiative of the African Development Bank to increase Africa’s participation in the global textile and fashion industry value chains – with an emphasis on women and youth.
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Bus service celebrates 160th anniversary

Independent online (SA) 03 Apr 2021
ARMAND HOUGH African News Agency (ANA) ... He wanted to be a boilermaker but his mother only managed to get him a Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) bursary to cover some of the fees to go to Athlone Technical College ... South African Museums and Jazzart.
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LOOK: Golden Arrow bus service celebrates 160th anniversary

Independent online (SA) 03 Apr 2021
ARMAND HOUGH African News Agency (ANA) ... He wanted to be a boilermaker but his mother only managed to get him a Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU) bursary to cover some of the fees to go to Athlone Technical College ... South African Museums and Jazzart.
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Covid-19 restrictions affect fabric and shoe businesses in Sunyani

Joy Online 02 Apr 2021
Fabric, and shoe dealers in the Sunyani Municipality on Thursday expressed worry over poor sales this Easter festivity ... Mr Festus observed that sales in African prints such as GTP, hitarget, lace, Akosombo Textile Limited (ATL), Woodin materials, and polish cotton have seen poor patronage this season ... .
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Coronavirus restrictions affect fabric and shoe businesses in Sunyani

Ghana Web 02 Apr 2021
Fabric, and shoe dealers in the Sunyani Municipality on Thursday expressed worry over poor sales this Easter festivity ... Mr Festus observed that sales in African prints such as GTP, hitarget, lace, Akosombo Textile Limited (ATL), Woodin materials, and polish cotton have seen poor patronage this season ... Join our Newsletter. .
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San Francisco’s de Young Museum Shakes COVID’s Clutches

National Review 01 Apr 2021
NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I love the de Young Museum in San Francisco ... The de Young displays African, Mesoamerican, and Pacific Islander art and a first-class textile collection as well ... Comments. Brian T. Allen is National Review’s art critic. More in Art ... Pfizer’s effectiveness against the Brazilian, U.K., and South African variants is encouraging news ... .
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Art Dubai 2021: These are some of the most eye-catching works at this year's fair

The National 31 Mar 2021
Paintings abound at the fair this year, with many figurative works by African artists, including an arresting portrait by Kehinde Wiley at Galerie Templon from Paris ... Read More. Art Dubai ... Weaving image and textile ... Gallery 1957 is also presenting the work of Malian artist Abdoulaye Konate, whose pieces draw from West African textile traditions.
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Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition

Business Ghana 30 Mar 2021
This is indeed an honour to the Kenyan people and the African continent at large,” said Okinyi ... Fashionomics Africa (FashionomicsAfrica.org) is an initiative of the African Development Bank to increase Africa’s participation in the global textile and fashion industry value chains – with an emphasis on women and youth.
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