Mixed media on wood
40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Executed in 2021.
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Courtesy of the artist and Amir Shariat
Alexandre Diop (b. 1995) is a Franco-Senegalese artist based in Vienna who is currently studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna under the tutelage of Daniel Richter. Diop builds his captivating artworks from all kinds of materials, commonly found in his everyday surroundings akin to the Italian arte povera movement – metal, wood, textile, latex, paper, animal fibres, burned fragments, gouache, glue, oil, pencil, pastel, leather, rope, varnish, nails, plaster, old car parts, rust, books, photographs, etc.