Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe, Jon Gray (Black Rodeo)


Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe (Ghanaian, b. 1988)

Jon Gray (Black Rodeo), 2022

Medium: Archival pigment print and book

Print dimensions: 25 x 20 cm (10 x 8 in)

Book dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in)

Edition of 50: Hand-signed and numbered

Condition: Mint

In stock

Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe is a highly acclaimed contemporary artist hailing from Ghana, West Africa, whose work has garnered significant attention for its powerful and expressive portraiture. Born in 1986, Quaicoe’s art is deeply rooted in his exploration of the complexity and beauty of Black identity. One of the standout features of Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe‘s art is his exceptional ability to capture the essence and humanity of his subjects. Through his portraits, he pays homage to the resilience, strength, and dignity of Black individuals, often portraying them with striking intensity and authenticity. His subjects radiate confidence and self-assuredness, transcending traditional stereotypes and providing a counter-narrative to prevailing racial biases. A hallmark of Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe‘s artistic style is his bold and vibrant use of color, as well as his energetic and expressive brushwork. These elements infuse his paintings with a sense of vitality and emotion that resonates deeply with viewers. He skillfully blends realism with abstraction, using colors and strokes to convey not only the physical features of his subjects but also their inner worlds and stories. While his work primarily focuses on portraiture, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe‘s art goes beyond mere representation. It delves into profound themes related to culture, identity, and representation within the broader context of contemporary art. Through his work, he challenges preconceptions and invites viewers to engage in a dialogue about the multifaceted nature of identity, race, and self-perception.

Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe, Jon Gray (Black Rodeo)

  • No products in the cart.