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Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Born in: 1997 Cameroon

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Biography

Moustapha Baidi Oumarou was born in 1997 in Maroua, Cameroon. Very early on, he developed a sense of observation that allowed him to approach life with an open mind, which was quite rare for his age. He was described as a "wise", mature and friendly boy. 

His appetite for drawing led him to work in a silkscreen printing workshop after primary and secondary school. Encouraged by his friends and family, he turned to painting and created his first works as a self-taught artist. In 2013, at the age of 17, he won the 3rd prize in plastic arts at the Yawalta Maroua festival. This award would be decisive for him because, the following year, he went on to join the plastic arts club of the University of Maroua.

Today, Mustapha is a promising artist. A conscious and humanist painter, he gradually moved away from the conformist rules of portraiture to develop a more personal style in accordance with his vision of the world. 

Moustapha Baidi Oumarou is engaged in his art to express and advocate a more just and open world, and make the voices of the most vulnerable or forgotten heard. His painting is a reflection of himself; positive and optimistic.

He mostly uses acrylic, pastel, charcoal, India ink and collages to depict the men and women who inspire him and whose story he tells. Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou has his own style just like those of Basquiat or Salifou Lindou; artists that he loves and who have marked him.

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Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Émancipation III, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Émancipation III, 2018
35.4 x 25.6 x 2 inch
Painting

$3,224

Our recommendations Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, The jungle, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

The jungle, 2019
70.9 x 98.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$10,248

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Le jardinier, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Le jardinier, 2019
70.9 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$7,485

Our recommendations Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Reconnexion #2, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Reconnexion #2, 2019
70.9 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$7,485

Our recommendations Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Dans le waka #4, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Dans le waka #4, 2019
59.1 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$5,642

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Dans le waka #3, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Dans le waka #3, 2019
59.1 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$5,642

Our recommendations Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Les jardiniers, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Les jardiniers, 2019
70.9 x 98.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$10,248

Our recommendations Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Le jardinier #2, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Le jardinier #2, 2019
70.9 x 47.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$7,485

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Couple au transistor, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Couple au transistor, 2018
51.2 x 46.1 x 2 inch
Painting

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Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou, Main dans la main, Painting

Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou

Main dans la main, 2018
51.2 x 46.1 x 2 inch
Painting

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Africa now II - New Show

Galerie Claire Corcia

Africa now II - New Show
From February, 1 To February, 15 2020

Africa now II

Galerie Claire Corcia

Africa now II
From November, 21 To December, 21 2019

Stand AKAA au Carreau du Temple

Galerie Claire Corcia

Stand AKAA au Carreau du Temple
From November, 8 To November, 11 2019

Africa now

Galerie Claire Corcia

Africa now
From January, 10 To February, 23 2019

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  • Painting

  • Painting Portrait

  • Painting African

  • Painting Acrylic

  • Cameroonian Artist