Thursday, April 23, 2015

African Revival - Art in the Marais

There's still a week left to stop by the African Revival art show in the Marais!

Aude Minart, owner of the itinerant gallery called La Galerie Africaine, has mounted a show in an intimate space on rue du Pont Louis-Philippe between the Seine and rue de Rivoli.

African Revival exposition - La Galerie Africaine
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Called African Revival, it features paintings by Cape Verdean artist Nelson Gomes Teixeira,

Coloured Caras by Teixeira and various sculptures
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contemporary sculptures in wood by Franco-Beninese artist Niko,

A pair of sculptures (oak) by Niko
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and classic African sculptures and masks.

Baoulé sculpture with red patina
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Yaouré mask
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Nelson Gomes Teixeira left Cape Verde at the age of three and grew up in Lisbon, Portugal. He has lived in Paris for many years, where he has a studio in the 12th arrondissement. He works with inks, pastels, charcoal, acrylics and oils to create his paintings, and often uses raw or recycled materials.

Mythe by Teixeira
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Zoom by Teixeira
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This is the first time that La Galerie Africaine has featured his work.

In contrast, the gallery has often featured works by Niko.

Aude welcomes you to enjoy a cocktail and experience the works of these and other artists "up close and personal" on Tuesday, April 28th from 6 PM to 10 PM. The exhibition closes on April 30, 2015.

La Galerie Africaine
African Revival
19, rue du Pont Louis-Philippe
75004 Paris
Metro: Hôtel de Ville (Lines 1 and 11), Saint-Paul (Line 1), Pont Marie (Line 7)

For additional information, contact Aude by phone at or by e-mail at .


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