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HAZOUMÉ, Romuald (<i>born</i> 1962), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAZOUMÉ, Romuald (born 1962), Painter, sculptor

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Beninese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1962, in Porto Novo (Benin).

Painter, sculptor.

Romuald Hazoumé is self-taught. He uses a mixture of traditional materials such as earth, cow-dung and powdered indigo mixed with acrylic, exploring Fa geomancy, an aspect of voodoo culture, in great hangings bearing graphic symbols. He uses and transforms oil drums or other scrap items to produce highly expressive work. He has taken part

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