Artist of the moment… Romuald Hazoume..

 

this artist is from the African country of Benin and currently has a large show going on at the Queensland Museum. His work consists of sculptures made from found media. The artist was born in 1962.

His most famous piece is titled La Bouche Du Roi. The artist took the slave ship known as Brookes and redid the image.

The artist is a feature in the great art collection of Jean Pigozzi, whose father was a founder of an important French car company. The link for his collection is listed below.

 

http://www.caacart.com/html/Romuald-Hazoume-african-art.html

a brief bbc report on the artist

 

find inspiration to work every day and work everyday. Its that simple!

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