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NO 31 THE MORE BOOKS THE BETTER

AFRICA MODERN: CREATING THE CONTEMPORARY ART OF A CONTINENT

Edited by Ekow Eshun, KT Wong Foundation in association with Wallpaper*

Lady Linda Wong Davies writes in her foreword that architect Thomas Heatherwick first called her from London in April 2017 to discuss the idea of a book that would represent his ideas and design for the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, and would introduce readers to the burgeoning art scene in South Africa. The foundation normally sponsors the commissioning and production of music, theatre and film, but she was convinced, and they put this book

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