The Ascent of Young Ghanaian Artist Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe

Sitter, 2019, Oil on canvas, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe

Image from Roberts Projects, Los Angeles website.

In Terence Trouillot's feature for Artsy, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe discusses his obsession with the Black figures that grace his canvases-- and how he we went from his childhood in Ghana, to where he is today.

“My work was really inspired by how people look at me. It’s like a sense of wondering: ‘Who is this person?’”