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M'baye, Mohamadou (Zulu)locked

(b Thies, 1945).
  • El Hadji Sy

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Senegalese painter. Self-taught, he attended the studio of Pierre Lods (seeCongo, Democratic Republic of) in the early 1970s. His abstract renditions in china ink were used as the design for several tapestries produced by the Manufacture Senegalaise des Arts Décoratifs in the 1970s. In the 1980s and 1990s he worked primarily with oil and acrylic paint. As with his tapestry designs, his later work is characterized by expansive, centralized compositions and the dominance of flat tracts of earth-tone colours. ...

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