Internationally renowned West African artist Romuald Hazoumè discusses what inspires his fascinating work, including ARTicle 14 on display in Metropolis. His work has been widely shown at major galleries and museums including the Saatchi Gallery, the British Museum and the Guggenheim, Bilbao. He is in conversation with Gerard Houghton, Director of Special Projects, October Gallery.
Part of: Metropolis: reflections on the modern city
23 March - 23 June 2013
Visions of the modern global city by some of the world's most exciting artists, Metropolis brings together stunning work by 25 contemporary artists of the highest international standing to Birmingham and includes digital projection, painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media installation.
Metropolis: Reflections on the modern city is a major showcase of international contemporary artwork jointly collected by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and the New Art Gallery, Walsall and developed in partnership with Ikon Gallery, as part of the £1 million Art Fund International initiative. Now shown together for the first time, these works represent an ambitious and nationally-significant new collection for Birmingham, Walsall and the West Midlands.
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