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.


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


Marik Lechner, Untitled, 2013. Oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm. Courtesy of Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

Urban Jungle: Marik Lechner in South Tel Aviv

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Some of the paintings look as if they are still growing.