Holland Cotter, art critic for the New York Times, spend a month in November 2011 in West Africa. Jerry Vogel, an expert on West Africa, who had just finished guiding a group organized by the Museum for African Art through Northern Mali – see earlier posts on my travels to Mali – guided Mr. Cotter through Mali and the Ivory Coast. The first of four articles appeared on the art section of last weekend’s New York Times. Cotter speaks favorably of the quality of photography coming out of Africa but questions the benefits and limitations of a geographical classification.
Read his article: Out of Adversity, Visions of Life
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