Ousmane Sow - Senegalese sculptor born in Dakar in 1935. In 1957, Ousmane Sow left Senegal for France where she was compelled to abandon his plan to integrate the Beaux Arts Academy due to lack of means. He graduated nurse and physiotherapist and when he has spare time, he pursues his artistic passion and his research on materials.at age 50, he decided to devote himself entirely to sculpture, with a very personal technique that has taken years to develop and which he jealously guarded…
Tributes are being paid to Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, led by the country’s President Macky Sall, who calls him "a great Senegalese artist". He’s tweeted a film of Sow talking (in French) about his work and
"Our Mona Lisa" by Senegalese artist Ousmane Sow in DC's Smithsonian Museum of African Art's collection. -A sculpture of 18th-century Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture displayed in the Smithsonian beginning 2011, accompanied by a great article explaining relevance. Students should analyze the sculptor's stylistic choices regarding the piece. -Independence and the Abolition of Slavery turning point
Ousmane Sow - On 2013 he was installed at the Beaux Arts Academy in Paris . A beautiful dedication to the Senegalese sculptor known for his series of monumental sculptures devoted to African tribes . He became the first Black to join the Beaux Arts Academy .