Owusu-Ankomah (born 1956 in Sekondi) is a leading contemporary African artist with origins in Ghana.

His work addresses themes of identity and the body, using his trademark motif of Adinkra symbolism. His work is also influenced by the art of the Renaissance, handwritten texts from ancient cultures such as the adinkra symbol system of the Akan people of Ghana, Chinese ideograms, and contemporary global cultures.

Owusu-Ankomah’s work is informed by a sophisticated discourse on traditional philosophical concepts as well as a deep understanding of the aesthetic and cultural character of the African continent. Fascinating and rich in meaning, Owusu-Ankomah’s works of art attract the viewer who will have to pay close attention to be able to observe every little detail.

His works are included in lot of important collections, including the British Museum, London, UK; the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA; the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, USA; the Renaissance Capital, Moscow, Russia; the National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C, USA; and many others.

Owusu-Ankomah, Microcron Begins n. 17 (particular), 2013
Acrylic on canvas, 180 x 280 cm

Owusu-Ankomah, Microcron Begins n. 17 (particular), 2013
Acrylic on canvas, 180 x 280 cm

Owusu-Ankomah (born 1956 in Sekondi) is a leading contemporary African artist with origins in Ghana.

His work addresses themes of identity and the body, using his trademark motif of Adinkra symbolism. His work is also influenced by the art of the Renaissance, handwritten texts from ancient cultures such as the adinkra symbol system of the Akan people of Ghana, Chinese ideograms, and contemporary global cultures.

Owusu-Ankomah’s work is informed by a sophisticated discourse on traditional philosophical concepts as well as a deep understanding of the aesthetic and cultural character of the African continent. Fascinating and rich in meaning, Owusu-Ankomah’s works of art attract the viewer who will have to pay close attention to be able to observe every little detail.

His works are included in lot of important collections, including the British Museum, London, UK; the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA; the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, USA; the Renaissance Capital, Moscow, Russia; the National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C, USA; and many others.

owusu-ankomah Works

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Owusu-Ankomah, Microcron God Foetus n. 5, 2021

Owusu-Ankomah

Microcron God Foetus n. 5, 2021

Acrylic on canvas

180 x 180 cm

Owusu-Ankomah, Kusum n. 7, 2011

Owusu-Ankomah

Microcron – Kusum n. 7, 2011

Acrylic on canvas

170 x 200 cm

Owusu-Ankomah, Africa Charms, 2008

Owusu-Ankomah

Africa Charms, 2008

Acrylic on canvas

150 x 200 cm

Owusu-Ankomah, Prelude To The Microcron n. 32, 2010

Owusu-Ankomah

Prelude To The Microcron n. 32, 2010

Acrylic on canvas

200 x 210 cm

Owusu-Ankomah, Movement n. 37, 2004

Owusu-Ankomah

Movement n. 37 The Falling, 2004

Acrylic on canvas

190 x 250 cm

Owusu-Ankomah, Microcron Begins n. 17, 2013

Owusu-Ankomah

Microcron Begins n. 17, 2013

Acrylic on canvas

180 x 280 cm

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