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Contemporary African Art Exhibit Opens at CCBB Rio January 20th

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The largest exhibition of contemporary African art arrives in Rio this month with the most promising contemporary artists from the African continent. The exhibit, named 'Ex Africa', opens on Saturday, January 20th, at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Rio and runs until March 26th.

Bringing together dozens of names that attract international attention, but are little known in Brazil - as well as two Afro-Brazilian artists - the exhibit offers a look into the dilemmas and challenges of the continent today.

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