Renowned Senegalese Sculptor Ousmane Sow Dies
Ousmane Sow was best known for his monumental sculptures of Nubian wrestlers inspired by the pictures taken in Sudan by the controversial German photographer Leni Riefenstahl. He became the first African to be elected a member of France's renowned Academie des Beaux-Arts.
Deutsche Welle, 1 December 2016
Inspired by Leni Riefenstahl's photographs of the Nuba people, Ousmane Sow left behind a career in physiotherapy for art. He became the first African to be elected a member of… Read more »