Omar Ba

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Born in 1977 in Senegal, Omar Ba lives and works in Dakar and Geneva. His paintings, produced using a variety of techniques and materials, represent political and social motifs open to multiple interpretations. His artistic vocabulary raises historical and timeless questions while formulating a wholly contemporary artistic message.  Omar Ba’s iconography features personal metaphors, ancestral references and hybrid figures. This combination of heterogeneous elements illustrates his desire to abolish boundaries and categories. His work, with its enigmatic nature and poetic intensity, rejects all forms of didactic narrative, seeking instead to express his subconscious and his symbolic interpretation of the real





Harper's Bazaar Arabia - summer 2019
- The Artist : Omar Ba - PDF of the news
ArtReview - décembre 2018
Violaine Boutet de Montvel - Omar Ba, autopsie de nos consciences - PDF of the news
Whitewaller - octobre 2018
Katy Donoghue - Omar Ba's critical new works at Galerie Templon - PDF of the news
L'Obs - 10 octobre 2018
Bernard Géniès - Omar Ba repeint l'Afrique - PDF of the news
Figaroscope - septembre 2018
Sophie de Santis - Omar Ba, un talent brut - PDF of the news
Gazette de l'Hôtel Drouot - septembre 2018
Alain Quemin - Omar Ba. Autopsie de nos consciences - PDF of the news
L'Oeil - septembre 2018
- Omar Ba - PDF of the news
Artension - septembre 2018
Barbara Tissier - Omar Ba - Entretien - PDF of the news
Connaissance des arts - septembre 2018
Myriam Bouttoule - L'univers hybride d'Omar Ba - PDF of the news
Beaux Arts Magazine - septembre 2018
- Les combats d'Omar Ba - PDF of the news
LeMonde.fr - août 2018
Roxana Azimi - Omar Ba, nouvelle coqueluche des collectionneurs français - PDF of the news
HuffingtonPost.fr - 8 novembre 2017
- Que peut-on voir au Louvre Abou Dhabi ? - PDF of the news
Jeune Afrique - mars 2017
Olivier Caslin - Omar Ba - De bas en haut - PDF of the news
H ART - 23 juin 2016
Christine Vuegen - Omar Ba - PDF of the news
H ART - 23 juin 2016
Catherine Angelini - Les papiers peints d'Omar Ba - PDF of the news
Le Vif Weekend - 17 juin 2016
M. V. - Omar Ba - Energie vitale - PDF of the news
Mu in the city - 9 juin 2016
Muriel de Crayencour - Le bestiaire d'Omar Ba - PDF of the news




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