Konate, Abdoulaye b.1953 / Tolérance Religieuse
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about this work
This large “painting” is characterised by a strong and austere colour palette. The composition is made up of a grid of intersecting vertical and horizontal lines. Symbols of religion and political power stand out against a background that fades from shades of black to gray. With this work the artist has arranged, with a disarming clarity, the traditional elements that epitomise the cultural and philosophical richness of his language. 

Abdoulaye Konate (b.1953, Mali)

Tolérance Religieuse, 2013

220 x 274 cm.
86 5/8 x 107 7/8 in.
Primo Marella Gallery, Milano, Italy Current Location:
Switzerland - Basel - S Mixed Media Wall WorkAfrica


Dakar - Martigny: Hommage a la Biennale d'art Contemporain
Le Manoir De La Ville De Martigny
June 2016 - September 2016

Abdoulaye Konaté: The World in Textile
Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal, Holland
November 2013 - March 2014

Abdullayé Konaté
Esadhar, Le Havre, France
March 2013 - April 2013


Mads Olesen , Dakar-Martigny Hommage a la Biennale d'art contemporain
Manoir de la Ville de Martigny (Catalogue), 2016

Irene Hubner, Wouter Welling, Joelle Busca, Regina Luisa Sozzi, Abdoulaye Konate- The world in Textile
Afrika Museum (Catalogue), November 30, 2013

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