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Cyprien Tokoudagba

 (1939 - 2012)
Cyprien Tokoudagba was active/lived in Africa, Benin.  Cyprien Tokoudagba is known for painting.

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Cyprien Tokoudagba was born in 1939 and died in 2012. He lived and worked in Abomey, Benin. At an early age, Tokoudagba was sent to a Vodun temple to learn the skills of the priesthood, whilst he chose not to follow a career as a priest, Vodun religious symbols can be seen throughout his work. In addition, his work as an art restorer at The National Museum in Abomey, gave him a profound understanding of Benin's rich cultural and religious history, which was central to his own paintings that are steeped in symbolism and mythology. 'Ayéfodo' is a Yoruba word that means 'life is long- you never know what can happen'. This work references the Egungun: traditional secret societies that invoke the spirits of dead ancestors to expose the strhttp://theauctionroom.com/auctions/9   ...  Displaying 786 of 1782 characters.

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