In 2014, French artist YZ has moved her studio from Paris to Senegal. This relocation has been the opportunity for the artist to get into a very personal quest within her very heritage as she partly descends from slaves ancestors sent to the West Indies. From this search alongside an in-depth interest she has developed about West African history, YZ has been naturally drawn to the fascinating world of Amazons - these 19th Century female warriors originally coming from the West African Country of Dahomey – a former French colony.
Months of research have led the artist to collect a wonderful series of original amazons photographic portraits. From these photographs and in her very unique style and technique, YZ has come out with a fascinating series of portraits. Through this new series, the artist firstly pays tribute to these extraordinary women who have shaped forever the face of Africa. Also and in a more intimate manner, YZ shares with us the deep feelings that have inspired these Amazons in their time and that still resonate: power, fierce, independence, feminity, beauty.
Monday : 09:30 to 12:00 - 12:00 to 18:30
Tuesday : 09:30 to 12:00 - 12:00 to 18:30
Wednesday : 09:30 to 12:00 - 12:00 to 18:30
Thursday : 09:30 to 12:00 - 12:00 to 18:30
Friday : 09:30 to 12:00 - 12:00 to 18:30
Saturday : 09:30 to 12:00 - 12:00 to 18:30
Guaranteed deliveryby specialized carriers
Secure payment by credit card or bank transfer
Free returnswithin 14 days
The best prices Negotiated with our partner galleries
"Artsper gathers the best of art galleries in the world. I can therefore select art pieces from the comfort of my home with total peace of mind."
"Artsper's advisors helped me pick an artwork and were exceptionally reactive when I followed up on my order.
"Artsper has the broadest and largest range of accessible contemporary artworks. My painting from Jonone bought on Artsper is a daily delight."