PAINTER, SLIMANE OULD MOHAND, MEMORIES, IMAGINATION,
SLIMANE OULD MOHAND - PAINTING, PRINTS, SEVERAL SIZES, 2 FINISHES,
Slimane Ould Mohand was born in 1965 in Kabylie (Algeria).
Student from the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Algiers 1983-1987, Slimane now lives in France since 1990.
His art is or has been exhibited either in group or individually regularly, at Paris, New York, Madrid, Niort, Nancy, Poitiers, ...
"... Slimane Ould Mohand, who chooses to sometime evoke a Berber Chagall and other time a Klee Kabyle, and whose inventions are always singular and delicate ..."
Jean Daniel, Forget Algeria ?, "The New Observer".
"... Sanding, puttying, re-etching his papers within a materialism as refined as masterful, sometimes along side delicate reliefs, he never disowns his roots.
His works are Oriental spells, stories of the thousand and one nights ... "
Marc Herisse, Slimane Ould Mohand, ,
"La Gazette de l'Hotel Drouot".
"... His paintings are mirrors where memories and imagination mingle on a partitioned backdrop, a colorful cut-out of space (...). He indulges himself in a sprawling narrative in which proliferate explicit details which reflect on missing void.
Their materials possess a coarseness reminiscent of the facades from far flung places (...).
From the thickness of the stained grooves, symbols, emerges persons, pottery, occasionally barely silhouetted birds ... "
Lydia Harambourg, “La Gazette de l'Hôtel Drouot”.