Anne Sassoon

Anne Sassoon is an artist and art writer, whose work shows the influence of places where she has lived for a period of time. These include apartheid Johannesburg, post-apartheid Cape Town, London, Boston, Maine, and Jerusalem.



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Mary Sibande, In the midst of chaos, there is opportunity, 2017. Life-size sculptures: Fibreglass, vinyl, metal, painted wood, 100% cotton, and polyester fiberfill, 800 x 400 x 20 cm. Photo credit: Antonia Steyn

Cathedral, Silo, Museum of Contemporary African Art: Welcome to the Zeitz

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

A dispatch from Cape Town and the unveiling of a major museum


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“A Search For Solace”: Karl Ove Knausgård Curates Edvard Munch

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

The exhibition was at the Munch Museum, Oslo, this summer


Group IX/SUW, No. 17. The Swan, No. 17, by Hilma af Klint. Courtesy of Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints Verk. Photo: Moderna Museet / Stockholm

“If a spirit told me to do this, I’d do it”: Painters Respond to Hilma af Klint

Friday, May 6th, 2016

A report from London where her show is at the Serpentine Gallery


Clyfford Still, PH-401, 1957. Oil on canvas, 113 x 155 inches. Courtesy of the Clyfford Still Art Museum. © City and County of Denver.

Lightning Bolt: A Realization of Clyfford Still

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

How we recognize an artist’s greatness can come slowly over decades, or in a flash.


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Light Up Gold: The Work of Rafael Wardi

Friday, September 5th, 2014

A legend in his own country, the Finnish painter expresses an almost greedy desire for light and color.


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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.


Jon Imber, Eva G, 2007. Oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the Artist via jonimber.com

A Rollercoaster Worldview: Jon Imber (1950-2014)

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Late paintings achieved the looseness and pungency he was always after