Snippets from the afro-sphere

*The Poetics of Cloth: African Textiles / Recent Art exhibition opened at the Grey Art Gallery at NYU today. The show “juxtaposes a selection of the finest examples of modern and classic 19th-century textiles—from Ghana, Nigeria, Mali, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Madagascar—with works by a number of Africa’s leading contemporary artists.” Pictured above is a piece by Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui. Through December 6. More info here. […]