The representation of black bodies in Art History | Mary Beard’s Shock of the Nude
It is rare to find nude black bodies featured in Western art before the mid-twentieth century; Mary Beard finds out why.Tweet
Michael Soi | African Renaissance: When Art Meets Power
Afua Hirsch investigates the Kenyan artist Michael Soi and how his work represents questions of colonisation, violence and power. His recent series explores the role of China in Kenya.
Kigango wood carving | African Renaissance: When Art Meets Power
Afua learns about the importance of wood carvings and how they welcome the deceased during a funeral.