Born in Buguma, Rivers State, Nigeria. She studied fine art at Central School of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art. Sokari has represented Britain and Nigeria in National exhibitions and has had more than 40 solo shows worldwide.
Born in Meknes, Morocco. Lives and works in Marrakech, Morocco. After architecture studies in Paris, Ghizlane returned to Morocco and settled in Marrakesh. Enthused by embroideries and tissues, she decided to open a workshop working with textiles, assisted by local artisans.
Born in 1979 in Port-Gentil, Gabon. He began by painting hairdressers' fronts and then left to devote himself exclusively to art, through an original approach: he explores hairdressing in the urban space. He sees in it the signs of social rank, of the expression of a thought, of cultural belonging.
Today widely regarded as one of the best living artists of his generation. Texier began painting at a young age and his keen interest in the history of astronomy largely inspired the creation of his own personnel cosmography; Theoria Sacra is a later excellent example of his passion.
has developed his career between Europe and North America, uses figures, be it a guardian, a warrior or a Hindu goddess, as a blank canvas to express the contradictions within the human soul: strength and fragility, the mask we wear every day versus the need to open up and to share, locality and globality.
delivers a powerful and chilling rejection of modernization and the culture of mass consumption. He developed an aesthetic based on the act of destruction, his pieces commemorate the obliteration objects in various ways. During his career, Arman had over 600 solo shows and his work can be seen in over 90 museums worldwide.
“I don’t make work out of bronze I’m doing it with this unlikely, naff material because coat hangers are something you don’t give a second thought to. It’s getting to another audience. You’re not talking to the guy who loves art; you’re trying to reach people who would rather set you on fire and chuck you in the river than pay attention to what you do.”
The abstraction suggested by bodies and faces that are about to disappear confers a certain magical aura to the eyes of the spectator. Interaction with the spectator through the grandiosity of the artist’s works is constant. Manuel Martí Moreno shows us that personal, ethereal, world full of archetypes.