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Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow in Saint Remy les Chevreuse, France on May 10th, 2010

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 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…

A visitor takes pictures of sculptures by Senegalese artist Ousmane Sow during the opening day of his exhibition 580x388 Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow in last French show before Senegal homecoming

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

A Larger-Than-Life Toussaint Louverture

"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 .