A Museum of Contemporary African Art to Open in Cape Town

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A Museum of Contemporary African Art to Open in Cape Town

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Nearly three months before opening day, the double front doors of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, the first major museum devoted to new art from the continent, are sealed like a vault. The interiors, by London architect Thomas Heatherwick—his first building in Africa—have been kept under wraps in an effort to build anticipation. From the outside, the building gives little away. New lantern windows bulge from its tower wing, the only apparent addition to this industrial-age artifact, a 96-year-old grain silo on the…

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