Ghana"s contemporary art hits the streets

A satirical cartoon depicting a celebrity in Ghana schooling a British diplomat on how to speak pidgin English won laughter and praise from the crowd at a street festival in Accra. The cartoon lampoons British High Commissioner to Ghana Jon Benjamin who b.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 12th, 2017

Tiffany & Co gets creative with contemporary art series

"New Ways of Seeing" will take a closer look at the changing face of contemporary art. The first episode is scripted and presented by art critic Jerry Saltz and features discussions with three artists - Kehinde Wiley, Shantell Martin, and Oliver.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 1st, 2016

K-pop star T.O.P. to curate Sotheby"s art auction of contemporary art

The singer Choi Seung-hyun, better known by his stage name T.O.P., from the South Korean band Big Bang, will be curating a contemporary art sale on October 3, 2016, for Sotheby's Hong Kong. Choi Seung-hyun/T.O.P. makes up one of the five members of k.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 13th, 2017

Dakar biennale fuels new life into Africa"s contemporary art

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Videos projected onto massive buildings, pop up art galleries and installations in an old courthouse are features of the Dakar Biennale, Africa's largest contemporary art festival currently enlivening Senegal's capital......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJun 2nd, 2016

Basquiat record set in solid result for Christie"s contemporary art auction

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Jean-Michel Basquiat self portrait soared to an artist's record $57.3 million on Tuesday to help Christie's to a solid result for an auction of contemporary art held amid an art market gripped by uncertainty. Basqui.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooMay 12th, 2016

Sotheby"s rebounds with a steady sale of contemporary art

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cheers of relief rang out on Wednesday as the hammer fell on the last lot of Sotheby's contemporary and post-war art auction, which met expectations and helped dim the memory of its shaky Impressionist and modern art .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooMay 12th, 2016

Met"s modern and contemporary art outpost set to open

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art throws open the doors to its new modern and contemporary art outpost, The Met Breuer, this month with an exhibition that places the works in the historical context of its rich encyclopedic collection......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 16th, 2017

China appetite for pricey contemporary art "suddenly evaporates"

A cooling national economy has apparently decimated China's appetite for high-priced contemporary art, according to the latest figures from Artprice, an outfit which compiles art market data. The amount of money raised in auctions in China in the 12 .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooOct 7th, 2015

U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Beating Ghana Wins Best Moment At ESPYs

It’s no surprise that after a nail-biting game on June 16, the moment USA beat Ghana won the ESPY for Best Moment of the year!.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodlifeJul 16th, 2014

Ghana football chiefs accused of match-fixing

GHANA has been accused of agreeing to take part in international football games organised by match fixers......»»

Category: topSource: expressJun 23rd, 2014

Update: World Cup: Germany v Ghana Scores ESPN’s Best Rating For Non-U.S. Match Since 2006 Semis; More

Spoiler Alert if you haven’t seen matches… UPDATE, SUNDAY PM: Saturday’s Germany-Ghana match on ESPN scored a 3.4 rating with 5.735M viewers. That’s based on fast nationals and the numbers tie the score for 2006′s Germany-Italy s.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 23rd, 2014

US Men’s National Soccer Team Defeats Ghana In World Cup

The US Men’s National Soccer team made its 2014 World Cup debut against Ghana on June 16 — and they won with a final score of 2-1!.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodlifeJun 17th, 2014

U.S. Soccer Team Beats Ghana in World Cup Opener: See How Celebs Are Reacting on Twitter

Goooooal! And two of 'em! The United States men's soccer team avenged its previous losses to Ghana in the past two World Cups today in Brazil, beating the African team 2-1 in........»»

Category: moviesSource: eonlineJun 16th, 2014

World Cup Girl -- NOT IMPRESSED with Ghana

Hanging out in the locker room with Team Ghana right before the World Cup???This little girl don't care. #NotImpressed.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJun 16th, 2014

Lula Cafe Owner Opening New Restaurant in Chicago"s Museum of Contemporary Art

The line between artist and chef will blur further when Lula Cafe’s chef/proprietor Jason Hammel opens a new restaurant next year inside the Museum of Contemporary Art in Streeterville. Lula opened 18 years ago across the street from the Logan Square mo.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 1st, 2016

New galleries to look forward to at the ART021 Shanghai International Contemporary Art Fair

It may only be in its fourth year, but the Shanghai International Contemporary Art Fair, aka ART021 after the region's dial code, is continuing to grow and attract new and established galleries from around the world. A part of the 18th China Shanghai.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooNov 14th, 2016

Chile unveils new National Centre for Contemporary Art

A new arts center in Santiago has been unveiled that will support Chilean contemporary art in a newly renovated Modernist space on the premises of the historic Los Cerillos Airport. Active between 1929 and 2006, the Los Cerillos Airport -- said to be a sy.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 18th, 2016

Hockney, de Kooning highlight NY contemporary art auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Works by Gerhard Richter, Willem de Kooning and David Hockney will highlight Sotheby's contemporary art auction later this month......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 18th, 2016

Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut screens

BEIRUT (Reuters) - When Uli Sigg began looking for contemporary art in China nearly three decades ago, he was surprised nobody was collecting it systematically. So he decided to do it himself......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2016

The best of African contemporary art

Chess reinvented and other contemporary African art.....»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJun 6th, 2016

A record for Twombly at Sotheby"s $295 million contemporary art auction

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - An untitled "blackboard" work by Cy Twombly sold for a record-setting $70.5 million at Sotheby's on Wednesday, leading the way to a $295 million total at the auction house's sale of contemporary and post-war art. The .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooNov 18th, 2015