Amahiguéré Dolo
Born in 1955 in Gogoli, Mali. Lives and works in Ségou, Mali.
Amahigueré Dolo studied visual arts at the Institut National des Arts (INA) in Bamako, Mali. Best known for his innovative and beautifully carved works in ceramic, bronze and wood, Dolo is also a talented animist artist. His sculptures, drawings and ceramics have been widely exhibited in Europe, Asia and Africa; in 2002 he participated in Dak’Art, the Biennial of Contemporary African Art in Dakar, Senegal. In 2004, a sculptural work of his was acquired for permanent installation in Le Jardin des Tuileries (NACC acquisition-DAP) Paris, France. More recently his solo exhibition sculptures & dessins was presented at L’Espal Centre Culturel in Le Mans, France in 2011. Dolo’s work is featured in several private collections such as the Fondation Blachère in Apt, France, and the private collection of the artist Miquel Barceló.
Amahiguéré Dolo, 'La terre des hommes 1', 2013, Dessin sur papier ciment, kaolin, colle et charbon de bois, 85 x 50 cm, Courtesy Carpe Diem Gallery