Reference Entry

AMIDOU, Dossou (<i>born</i> 1965), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMIDOU, Dossou (born 1965), Sculptor

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Biographical Studies

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Beninese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1965, in Coué, Benin.

Sculptor. Masks.

Dossou Amidou, while remaining close to the Gelede mask tradition by sculpting birds and chameleons, nevertheless introduces foreign themes, such as boxers or planes. These highly coloured masks thus present a somewhat Mannerist character.

Reference Entry.  72 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.