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Courtesy of the artist and Cécile Fakhoury. Photo by Antoine Trempé.

Cheikh Ndiaye

Born in 1970, Dakar, Senegal

Lives and works in Dakar, Senegal


Cheikh Ndiaye’s work is guided by a singular look given to the informal, which is to him the source of his artistic practice. Retrieved from a lethal state, obsolete objects are brought back to life. The objects return to their material plenitude and are project into a renewed imaginary Cheikh Ndiaye’s world constantly reflects the origin of his research, the street. The painted views create openings and seem to traverse the opaque, dense and imposing exposed concrete wall. The everyday obje...Read more