Pascale Marthine Tayou is active/lives in Cameroon, Belgium. Pascale Tayou is known for painting.
Biography Pascale Tayou
Pascale Marthine Tayou was born in 1966 in Yaoundé, Cameroon and is one of the leading contemporary artists from the continent of Africa. Originally a lawyer, he began his career as an artist in the 1990's, giving himself a new double name in the female form Pascale (e) Marthin (e). He left Cameroon to set up a base in Belgium but has described himself as a traveler. This nomadic aspect of his life deeply informs the work he produces, which often explores thoughts connected to human environment, travel, identity and shared meaning across cultures.
Tayou's work spans a wide range of media, including drawing, sculpture, installation, video and collage and the materials he uses are varied; from found objects such as plastic bags and dolls thttp://theauctionroom.com/auctions/9
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