Contemporary African Art Collection / Jean Pigozzi
|Events: Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Omar Victor Diop|
November 3, 2017
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Price: Free with Museum Admission
Location: Hill Auditorium
HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, ATLANTA, USA
Presented in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Atlanta.
Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop will discuss his lifelong interest in photography and design as a means of capturing the diversity of modern Africa. His work includes conceptual projects and elaborately staged portraits. The artists visual references range from classical European paintings, to Hollywood celebrity culture, to postcolonial African studio photography. Diop will describe his multifaceted practice, which includes costume design, styling, and creative writing. Your ticket includes a gallery visit with our special guest following the conversation.
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