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Ousmane Sow

 (1935 - 2016)
Ousmane Sow was active/lived in Senegal, France.  Ousmane Sow is known for expressive sculpture.

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"Ousmane Sow, Sculptor of Larger-Than-Life Figures, Dies at 81"
By William Grimes, The New York Times, December 1, 2016

Ousmane Sow, often called the Auguste Rodin of Senegal, who earned an international reputation for his expressive sculptures of the Nuba, Masai and other African peoples, died on Thursday in Dakar, Senegal. He was 81.

The death was reported by Agence France-Presse.

Mr. Sow (pronounced So) spent much of his life as a physical therapist but in his 50s became a full-time sculptor.

After seeing the German photographer Leni Riefenstahl’s book on the Nuba people of southern Sudan, he executed a series of larger-than-life-size sculptures of Nuba wrestlers. Exhibited outside the French   ...  Displaying 750 of 5104 characters.

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