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Peintre Obou

Peintre Obou

Cote D'Ivoire • Born in: 1992

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Ivorian artists

"I am Painter Obou, born in 1992 in the west of the Ivory Coast. In love with arts and culture since my young age, it is there that I make my first classes. I have always kept the dream of being an artist, spokesman for my culture. In 2009, I was admitted to the entrance exam to the Lycée d'Enseignement Artistique d'Abidjan (L.E.A.). I obtained an artistic baccalaureate that allows me to enter the National School of Fine Arts in Abidjan in 2014. After a year of common core, I specialize in painting, which gives me a chance to have teachers artists who put me each time on the right path, and push me to question myself and enrich my work. I had no difficulty finding a subject for my thesis for the master's degree: it was obvious to me to work on my life experiences, and especially on the human condition. In 2018, I obtained a professional master's degree in painting with the theme "Life in the slums". Today, I tell my story by reappropriating the codes and values of my culture. I wear my Dan culture loud and clear to the point of being its ambassador. I wear the mask and I am the mask. I tell through these codes the story of my life, my city, I leave traces for future generations." - Peintre Obou

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Peintre Obou, Fragment paysage, Painting

Peintre Obou

Fragment paysage, 2022 55.1 x 39.4 inch Painting

$3,940

Peintre Obou, Chez Obou, Painting

Peintre Obou

Chez Obou, 2022 61.4 x 45.7 inch Painting

$3,940

Peintre Obou, Les chômeurs ne parlent que du sport, Painting

Peintre Obou

Les chômeurs ne parlent que du sport, 2021 59.1 x 59.1 inch Painting

$6,221

Peintre Obou, Le plateau, Painting

Peintre Obou

Le plateau, 2021 59.1 x 59.1 inch Painting

$6,221

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Who is the artist?

"I am Painter Obou, born in 1992 in the west of the Ivory Coast. In love with arts and culture since my young age, it is there that I make my first classes. I have always kept the dream of being an artist, spokesman for my culture. In 2009, I was admitted to the entrance exam to the Lycée d'Enseignement Artistique d'Abidjan (L.E.A.). I obtained an artistic baccalaureate that allows me to enter the National School of Fine Arts in Abidjan in 2014. After a year of common core, I specialize in painting, which gives me a chance to have teachers artists who put me each time on the right path, and push me to question myself and enrich my work. I had no difficulty finding a subject for my thesis for the master's degree: it was obvious to me to work on my life experiences, and especially on the human condition. In 2018, I obtained a professional master's degree in painting with the theme "Life in the slums". Today, I tell my story by reappropriating the codes and values of my culture. I wear my Dan culture loud and clear to the point of being its ambassador. I wear the mask and I am the mask. I tell through these codes the story of my life, my city, I leave traces for future generations." - Peintre Obou

When was Peintre Obou born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1992