Ouattara Watts | the artist

The artist Ouattara Watts
Born 1957, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Lives and works in New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,

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My vision is not based only on a country or a continent; it’s beyond geography, or what is seen on a map. Even though I localize it to make it understood better, it is wider than that. It refers to the cosmos…
How does one communicate with the invisible today? Does one teach the rabbit or does the dead rabbit teach you? Ouattara’s works are far away from the literal or documentary discourse found in much art “discovered” by a western art market in Africa…
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