Ousmane Mbaye (1975-), Senegal

Cabinet "Mosaic"

, 2006

Recycled metal

53 1/2 x 42 1/8 x 17 1/4 in. (136 x 107 x 44 cm)


About this artwork

Ousmane Mbaye creates furniture in metal from recycled materials, such as drum lids and water pipes. He started his career as a refrigerator technician and then, in his 30s, he began to work as a designer. In an interview, he quoted the Bauhaus philosophy of “Learning by doing” and spoke of the importance of design in daily life.

“Ousmane Mbaye, Designer.” Art Kelen, February 17, 2018. Accessed May 3, 2023.