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The Griot’s Revenge

Art and African Philosophy: A look at African oral tradition: Francis Bebey. Text by Addé – Semiologist.

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Erosion

Erosion - detail

This time, erosion is neither of natural cause, nor a damage, although man-made.

in Art and Sculpture, Abstract Artists, Sculptor

Luca

Luca, sculpture, addé, african homage

Growth of any form of life might be regarded as banal, it is, in fact fascinating.

in Art and Sculpture, Abstract Artists, Sculptor

Traces

Traces, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

A contemporary sculpture and a prehistoric artifact have in common the intention to leave a trace as a testimony.

in Art and Sculpture, Abstract Artists, Sculptor

Wrestling the Sky

Wrestling the Sky, sculpture, artist Addé, contemporary, mixed media

Life is on earth, the sky is the domain of after-life under the condition of a well-behaved life on earth, therefore, wrestling the sky…

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The Bleeding Stone

Sculpture, polychromy, The Bleeding Stone, Addé, African Homage

This work, a fine piece of polychrome sculpture, is paying a tribute to humanity facing mysteries. The bleeding stone is a sculpture celebrating, since the earliest stage of humanity, the mysteries that brought us from fear to science.

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The Soul of Earth II

African Homage sculpture The soul of earth II

Art – Sculpture – Polychromy – mixed media – Artist Addé – What does not come from the sky, is given by Mother Earth.

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The Ancestor

Sculpture, Artist Addé, polychromy, The Ancestor, African Homage

Keeping the ancestor’s skull as a mark of respect and faith. « The Ancestor » Sculpture by Addé.

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The Soul of Earth

Sculpture African Homage The Soul of Earth by Addé

What does not come from the sky, is given by mother earth. Ce qui ne vient pas du ciel, est donné par la terre mère.

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Semaphoric Metaphoric Bird

Sculpture Semaphoric metaphoric bird © Addé

So, a sculpture can be at the same time, a sign and a metaphor. – Ainsi, une sculpture peut être à la fois un signe et une métaphore.

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