Lot 01

Hako Hankson

Cameron, born 1968
Le conteur de la pleine lune
Mixed technic (unframed)
Signature: Signed lower right
100 x 100cm
Estimated: US$2,200 – 3,200
Provenance: Direct from the Artist to the present owner
Hako Hankson was born in Cameron as Gaston Hako in 1968. His father was a traditional sculptor and a dignitary whose role was to keep cultural ceremonial objects needed for all the initiation rites of the chiefdom. Due to his father,s special tasks, Hankson was given rare access to objects such as scepter’s, totems and masks, which he shows in his works. He lives and works in Douala, Kamerun. He has exhibited in Switzerland, Cameroon, Senegal and Portugal. He has been selected for the Biennale 2020/21 in Dakar.
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