France-Atlanta Offers a New Look at Africa Through the Eyes of a New Generation of Artists

PHIL BOLTON – Global Atlanta
OCTOBER 30, 2017

While highlighting innovation in the arts, business and science as it has done over the past decade, theFrance-Atlanta program this year takes a broadband look at African art featuring Francophone authors, photographers and vocal artists.

Kevin W Tucker, the High Museum of Art’s chief curator, welcomed the “Making of Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design,” at an opening ceremony Oct. 25 at the High for this year’s entire France-Atlanta program.

The High Museum is the first host in the United States of the “Making of Africa” exhibition, which aims at providing a new vantage point on the continent, by showcasing works of 120 artists including sculpture, prints, fashion, furniture, film, photography, apps, maps and digital comics.

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