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Francis Offman

Born in 1987, Butare, Rwanda

Lives and works in Bologna, Italy

Overview

Francis Offman works with installation and sculpture, yet his primary medium is painting. Working with various base surfaces such as jute, linen or canvas, Offman will gradually layer monochromatic pigments onto these materials and collage fragments of torn paper, ink, cotton or plaster. The paintings are not stretched or supported by wooden frames, but pinned to the wall, affording them a sense of vulnerability. Meditative and sensorial, each component of each work is meticulously considered by...Read more