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Image of Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe - Black Rodeo
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Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe - Black Rodeo

Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe
Black Rodeo
2022

27.5 x 21.5 cm
11 x 8 1/2 in
168 pages
Hardcover
English/French
Editions of 800
Almine Rech Editions

ISBN 978-2-930573-43-4

This book is published in conjunction with the artist's debut European solo exhibition, BLACK RODEO: Cowboys of the 21st Century, held between March 10 and April 16, 2022 at Almine Rech Brussels.

Also available as a special edition book, with the print 'Jon Gray', limited to 50 signed and numbered copies.

'The works featured in BLACK RODEO are a result of rigorous cultural investigation and the continued experimentation with figurative forms accented with bold colors and rich texture that has become the signature of Quaicoe’s artistic practice. Taking inspiration from his childhood affinity for cinema, in particular “Spaghetti Westerns”, Quaicoe wanted to unearth the erasered stories of Black American cowboys.'

— Larry Ossei-Mensah, curator and co-founder of ARTNOIR.

Born in 1988 and raised in Accra, Ghana, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe now lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Quaicoe presents his subjects in the form of portraiture where he engages with ideas of empowerment through his bright and luminous depictions of African men and women. This is embodied in the postures of his sitters, who appear set against bright, vibrant monochromatic backgrounds.

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Image of Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe - Black Rodeo
Image of Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe - Black Rodeo
Image of Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe - Black Rodeo